Tag Archive: ICDs

May 31

A new study published online May 29 in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology has pointed that patients treated with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs)

A new study published online May 29 in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology has pointed that patients treated with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) who do not receive follow–up within 12 weeks may have a significantly increased risk of mortality.

Apr 20

US health regulators have recently approved four Boston Scientific Corp implantable devices for heart patients

US health regulators have recently approved four Boston Scientific Corp implantable devices for heart patients, including a next generation of smaller defibrillators to treat abnormal heart rhythms. The devices include Dynagen Mini and Inogen Mini implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and the Dynagen X4 and Inogen X4 cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators (CRT–Ds).

Jan 04

Positive EP test helps ID Post–MI patients for ICDs

Post–myocardial infarction (MI) patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction who have a negative electrophysiologic study (EPS) showing no inducible ventricular tachycardia (VT) can do without the protection of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), according to a new study in the journal Circulation. The patients in the series, all with a left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) …

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