Results of the international study of the implantable pacemaker cardioverter-defibrillator. A comparison of epicardial and endocardial lead systems. The Pacemaker-Cardioverter-Defibrillator Investigators.

@article{Zipes1995ResultsOT,
  title={Results of the international study of the implantable pacemaker cardioverter-defibrillator. A comparison of epicardial and endocardial lead systems. The Pacemaker-Cardioverter-Defibrillator Investigators.},
  author={Douglas Peter Zipes and David J. S. Roberts},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1995},
  volume={92 1},
  pages={59-65}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of the present report was to document clinical experience derived from the implantation of 2834 epicardial and endocardial cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) in 2807 patients who were followed for almost 1 year and to compare the results obtained with the two systems. METHODS AND RESULTS Patients in the two groups had similar clinical characteristics. More than half of the patients had a total of almost 50,000 spontaneous ventricular tachyarrhythmias that were… CONTINUE READING
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