Acute efficacy and chronic follow-up of patients with non-thoracotomy third generation implantable defibrillators.

@article{Brachmann1994AcuteEA,
  title={Acute efficacy and chronic follow-up of patients with non-thoracotomy third generation implantable defibrillators.},
  author={Johannes Brachmann and Laurence D. Sterns and Thomas Hilbel and Wolfgang H. Sch{\"o}ls and Thorsten Beyer and Hamarz Mehmanesh and Ruediger Lange and J Ruf-Richter and Peter Kraft and Siegfried Hagl},
  journal={Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE},
  year={1994},
  volume={17 3 Pt 2},
  pages={499-505}
}
Non-thoracotomy implantation of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) has simplified the process of device insertion, promising to decrease associated procedural complications while providing sudden death protection at least equal to epicardial systems. This study presents the acute and chronic results of 110 patients who underwent attempted non… CONTINUE READING