Arthur C Kendig

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BACKGROUND A significant proportion of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) have been subject to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisories. The impact of device advisories on mortality or patient care is poorly understood. Although estimated risks of ICD generators under advisory are low, dependency on ICD therapies to prevent sudden death(More)
In patients with heart disease, diabetes and age predict adverse outcomes. It remains unclear whether persons with diabetes who have implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) have fewer appropriate and inappropriate ICD shocks. The objective of this study is to determine if persons with diabetes who have ICDs receive a similar amount of appropriate and(More)
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