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Prophylactic ICDs

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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Medtronic joins Guidant's request for Medicare coverage for prophylactic implantation of cardioverter defibrillators in patients with prior myocardial infarction and an ejection fraction of 30% or less with or without evidence of arrhythmias, CMS announces July 16. Evaluated in Guidant's MADIT II study, the broadened ICD indication was approved July 18 via PMA supplement (1"The Gray Sheet" July 22, 2002, p. 15)...
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