Eligibility of cardiac resynchronization therapy patients for subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillators.

@article{Moubarak2018EligibilityOC,
  title={Eligibility of cardiac resynchronization therapy patients for subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillators.},
  author={Ghassan Moubarak and Pierre Maison-Blanche and Olivier Thomas},
  journal={Journal of electrocardiology},
  year={2018},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={531-533}
}
The eligibility for subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (S-ICD) was assessed among patients already implanted with cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). We included 20 patients (15 men, age 73±10years, LVEF 35±10%). Seventeen (85%) patients were eligible for S-ICDs: 11 (55%) patients on only 1 vector and 6 (30%) patients on 2 or 3… CONTINUE READING