Who needs an ICD?

Cesar Alberte, Douglas P. Zipes

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The ICD, once called a device in search of a disease, has revolutionized the treatment of patients with life-threatening arrythmias and ranks with the pacemaker as one of the most important therapeutic device advances for patients with life-threatening cardiac arrythmias.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)77-81
Number of pages5
JournalACC Current Journal Review
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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