ICD Programming Enhancements Reduce Inappropriate Shocks 50%
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Standardized programming in dual chamber implantable cardioverter-defibrillators cuts inappropriately delivered therapies by half compared to "rate-only" detection of ventricular tachycardia (VT) or ventricular fibrillation (VF), Paul Dorian, MD, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, reported at the recent American Heart Association scientific sessions.
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