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Defibrillators

Known as: Stimulators, Electrical, Cardiac, Shock, FIBRILLATOR, AC, Defibrillator 
Cardiac electrical stimulators that apply brief high-voltage electroshocks to the HEART. These stimulators are used to restore normal rhythm and… 
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Background and Purpose— The purpose of these guidelines is to provide an up-to-date comprehensive set of recommendations for… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Sudden death from cardiac causes remains a leading cause of death among patients with congestive heart failure (CHF… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND We tested the hypothesis that prophylactic cardiac-resynchronization therapy in the form of biventricular stimulation… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Patients with nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy are at substantial risk for sudden death from cardiac causes. However… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
A BSTRACT Background Patients with reduced left ventricular function after myocardial infarction are at risk for lifethreatening… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
CONTEXT Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) therapy with backup ventricular pacing increases survival in patients with… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Patients surviving ventricular fibrillation (VF) or sustained ventricular tachycardia (VT) are at a high risk of death… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Patients who survive life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias are at risk for recurrent arrhythmias. They can be… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Unsustained ventricular tachycardia in patients with previous myocardial infarction and left ventricular dysfunction…