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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Patients with heart failure who receive an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) for primary prevention (i.e… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVES This study sought to identify the incidence and outcome related to inappropriate implantable cardioverter… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Eight randomized trials have evaluated whether the prophylactic use of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND We tested the hypothesis that prophylactic cardiac-resynchronization therapy in the form of biventricular stimulation… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Patients with nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy are at substantial risk for sudden death from cardiac causes. However… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Patients with reduced left ventricular function after myocardial infarction are at risk for life-threatening… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
CONTEXT Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) therapy with backup ventricular pacing increases survival in patients with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND We conducted a prospective, multicenter, randomized comparison of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) versus… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
METHODS: Over the course of five years, 196 patients in New York Heart Association functional class I, II, or III with prior… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Unsustained ventricular tachycardia in patients with previous myocardial infarction and left ventricular dysfunction… (More)
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