Primary prevention of defibrillator implantation after myocardial infarction: clinical practice and compliance to guidelines.

@article{Sjblom2012PrimaryPO,
  title={Primary prevention of defibrillator implantation after myocardial infarction: clinical practice and compliance to guidelines.},
  author={Johanna Sj{\"o}blom and Lina Ljung and Mats Frick and M{\aa}rten Rosenqvist and Viveka Frykman},
  journal={Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={490-5}
}
AIMS The purpose of this study is to investigate compliance to established guidelines regarding primary prevention with implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) in patients with left ventricular dysfunction after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in a clinical setting. METHODS AND RESULTS A retrospective study of medical records from patients admitted to two hospitals in Stockholm during 2008-2009 with a diagnosis of AMI and who at discharge had a left ventricular ejection fraction ≤35… CONTINUE READING