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Determinants of survival in patients with ventricular tachyarrhythmias.
The majority of deaths in patients with ventricular tachyarrhythmias were sudden, but the severity of heart failure was the strongest independent predictor of mortality.
Children and nocturnal snoring: Evaluation of the effects of sleep related respiratory resistive load and daytime functioning
Tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy was performed in every case and resulted in a complete disappearance or substantial amelioration of the reported symptoms, and Objective evaluation by Multiple Sleep Latency Test and Wilkinson Addition Test confirmed the beneficial effect of surgery.
Long-term outcome with the automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator.
Clinical experience, complications, and survival in 70 patients with the automatic implantable cardioverter/defibrillator.
Survival with the automatic implantable cardioverter/defibrillator exceeds that with other forms of therapy and the major clinical problems encountered included postoperative death, lead problems, and inadequate energy requiring explanation.
A review of 50 children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
Fifty children and adolescents with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and related breathing disorders during sleep are reviewed; the most common presenting complaint was excessive daytime somnolence; hyperactivity and antisocial behavior also were cited frequently.
Electrode-Catheter Arrhythmia Induction in the Selection and Assessment of Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy for Recurrent Ventricular Tachycardia
It is concluded that drug efficacy trials in patients with recurrent ventricular tachycardia using intracardiac pacing techniques is a rapid and accurate method of selecting effective long-term antiarrhythmic therapy.