Prevention of sudden death for patients with cardiomyopathies another step forward.


It has now been 30 years since the implantable cardioverterefibrillator (ICD) was introduced to the cardiovascular ommunity for the prevention of sudden cardiac death 1). Perhaps it is no longer common knowledge that the efibrillator was conceived and initially developed 40 ears ago by Drs. Michel Mirowski and Morton Mower, ot in an eminent medical… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2011.10.869