Implantable cardioverter defibrillators: do women fare worse than men? Gender comparison in the INTRINSIC RV trial.

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INTRODUCTION Due to limited enrollment of women in previous trials, there is a paucity of data comparing outcome and arrhythmic events in men versus women with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs). METHODS AND RESULTS We analyzed outcome of patients in the INTRINSIC RV (Inhibition of Unnecessary RV Pacing with AV Search Hysteresis in ICDs) trial… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-8167.2009.01489.x

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@article{Russo2009ImplantableCD, title={Implantable cardioverter defibrillators: do women fare worse than men? Gender comparison in the INTRINSIC RV trial.}, author={Andrea M Russo and John D. Day and Kira Q. Stolen and Christopher M. Mullin and Vinayak Doraiswamy and Darin L Lerew and Brian Olshansky}, journal={Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology}, year={2009}, volume={20 9}, pages={973-8} }