Sex Differences in Inappropriate ICD Device Therapies: MADIT-II and MADIT-CRT.

INTRODUCTION Approximately 10-20% of ICD recipients receive inappropriate device therapies. The purpose of this study was to compare the frequency of inappropriate therapies (IT) between men and women enrolled in MADIT II and MADIT-CRT, and assess for potential adverse outcomes. METHODS The electrograms for each ICD or CRT-D therapy, defined as either ATP… CONTINUE READING