Inside or Outside of the Heart: Where Do We Go From Here?

@article{Sharma2016InsideOO,
  title={Inside or Outside of the Heart: Where Do We Go From Here?},
  author={Parikshit S Sharma and Kenneth A. Ellenbogen},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={68 19},
  pages={
          2056-2058
        }
}
SEE PAGE 2047 S everal large randomized controlled trials have demonstrated reduction in total mortality in primary and secondary prevention with the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) (1,2). With advances in technology over the past decades, ICD systems have become smaller, and we now have a choice between the totally subcutaneous (S)-ICD and the conventional transvenous (TV)-ICD. The TV-ICD system requires insertion of the electrode into the central venous circulation, which… CONTINUE READING