Use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators for prevention of sudden death in patients at high risk for ventricular arrhythmia

BlueCross BlueShield Association
Record ID 32003000755
Authors' objectives:

The objective of this Assessment is to evaluate the outcomes of using an implantable cardioverterdefibrillator (ICD) to prevent morbidity and mortality associated with ventricular tachyarrhythmia (VT).

Authors' methods: Systematic review
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2002
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Defibrillators, Implantable
  • Tachycardia, Ventricular
Organisation Name: BlueCross BlueShield Association
Contact Address: BlueCross BlueShield Association, Technology Evaluation Center, 225 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Tel: 888 832 4321
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