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Predictive Factors Of Appropriate Shock Therapy In Patients With Implantable Cardioverter Defirillator
Author: Sahar Mouram, Mohamed Belhameche
Publisher: Internet Medical Publishing
7 pages
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Type of publication: Article
DOI: 10.3823/1779
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Appropriate shock therapy (AST) occurs in the minority of patients with implantable cardioverter defirillators (ICDs). Evaluating predictors of ICD therapy may be helpful in developing risk stratifiation strategies for these patients. This could help the physician with his decision to offer ICD implantation. Expanding the indication to more permissive uses of ICD implantation seems to have resulted in selection of patients who are less likely to benefi from ICD. We assessed which patients received AST and whether there were any predictive factors.

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