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implantable cardiac desfibrilator

Moisés Rodríguez-Mañero, Cristina González-Cambeiro, Jose Moreno-Arribas, Víctor Expósito-García, Juan Miguel Sánchez-Gómez, Luis González-Torres, Álvaro Arce-León, Hugo Arguedas-Jiménez, Larraitz Gaztañaga, Oscar Salvador-Montañés, Jose Antonio Iglesias-Bravo, Ana Andrés La Huerta, Juan Fernández-Armenta, Miguel Ángel Arias, Luis Martínez-Sande
INTRODUCTION: Little is known about the prevalence of electrical storm, baseline characteristics and mortality implications of patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator in primary prevention versus those patients without electrical storm. We sought to assess the prevalence, baseline risk profile and survival significance of electrical storm in patients with implantable defibrillator for primary prevention. METHODS: Retrospective multicenter study performed in 15 Spanish hospitals...
January 2016: Archivos de Cardiología de México
M Manuela Abreu, A Veiga, J de Sousa, M Celeste Vagueiro
We describe two patients with idiopathic ventricular fibrillation recently evaluated to whom it was implanted a cardioversor desfibrillator system. It is our purpose to make a brief review of the etiology, diagnostic procedures, therapy and prognosis of this clinical entity, which is an important rare cause of sudden cardiac death.
January 1996: Portuguese Journal of Cardiology: An Official Journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology
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