What were the results of the CRT-D study of cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) therapy?

Updated: Feb 13, 2017
  • Author: Daniel M Beyerbach, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Jeffrey N Rottman, MD  more...
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A study by Barsheshet et al suggested that patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy have a higher risk of heart failure or death that is directly related to cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator (CRT-D) and the elapsed time from myocardial infarction. [30]


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