Do the spatial characteristics of myocardial scar tissue determine the risk of ventricular arrhythmias?

Abstract

Sudden cardiac death is one of the main causes of mortality in patients with structural heart disease. Although an implantable cardioverter defibrillator significantly reduces the mortality rate, many patients never receive a shock. Identification of high-risk patients would reduce the costs associated with this therapy and prevent the deleterious effect of… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/cvr/cvs113

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