Implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy for primary prevention of sudden cardiac death after myocardial infarction: implications of international guidelines

Paul W X Foley, Clara E Addison, Stephanie B Whinney, Kiran Patel, David Cunningham, Michael P Frenneaux, Francisco Leyva

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Abstract

To estimate the proportion of patients eligible for implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) therapy for the primary prevention of sudden cardiac death after a myocardial infarction (MI), according to the current guidelines.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S131-4
JournalPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
Volume32 Suppl 1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2009

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Australasia
  • Death, Sudden, Cardiac
  • Defibrillators, Implantable
  • Europe
  • Female
  • Guideline Adherence
  • Humans
  • Internationality
  • Male
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • North America
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic

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