Benjamin Rath

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Infants are at increased risk for morbidity and mortality due to influenza. Until recently, few data were available with which to optimize oseltamivir dosing in this high-risk population. Here, data for 133 infants were pooled from two prospective pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic safety studies to develop a population pharmacokinetic model. A(More)
The entirely subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator (S-ICD(®)) is emerging as a widely accepted therapeutic alternative to a conventional implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) for prevention of sudden cardiac death. Essentially, the S-ICD(®) is promising in terms of reduction of electrode-related complications such as lead failure and(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The purpose of this prospective evaluation of electrocardiographic (ECG) parameters was to identify predictive parameters for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) response. METHODS One hundred two patients undergoing first CRT implantation were evaluated prospectively. Symptomatic response was defined as improvement in New York(More)
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