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Patients With Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators Live Longer - However Pacing Is Crucial, Abbott Northwestern Hospital Study


8/29/2011 7:38:53 AM

Adverse effects of right ventricular pacing on the survival of ICD (implantable cardioverter-defibrillator) patients are long term, researchers from the Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital explained, however, CRT (cardiac resynchronization therapy) lessens the impact. The scientists presented their findings at the European society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress Aug 28 in Paris, France.



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