Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy in 300 patients with coronary artery disease presenting exclusively with ventricular fibrillation.

To determine outcomes of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) therapy in a uniform population of survivors of sudden cardiac death, we used epicardial defibrillation lead systems to study 300 patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) presenting exclusively with ventricular fibrillation (VF) unassociated with acute myocardial infarction. Operative… (More)