Ventricular fibrillation in patients without significant structural heart disease: a multicenter experience with implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy.

@article{Meissner1993VentricularFI,
  title={Ventricular fibrillation in patients without significant structural heart disease: a multicenter experience with implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy.},
  author={Marc D Meissner and Michael H. Lehmann and Russell T. Steinman and R D Mosteller and Masood Akhtar and Hugh Calkins and David S. Cannom and Andrew E. Epstein and Richard N. Fogoros and L. Bing Liem},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={1406-12}
}
OBJECTIVES This study was undertaken to characterize the outcome of survivors of ventricular fibrillation with no or minimal structural heart disease who received an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator. BACKGROUND The prognosis among survivors of ventricular fibrillation with minimal or no structural cardiac abnormalities remains unclear. Since the advent of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators, this question takes on added importance. METHODS This 10-center retrospective study… CONTINUE READING

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