Prophylactic implantable cardioverter-defibrillators after myocardial infarction--not for everyone

N Engl J Med. 2004 Dec 9;351(24):2540-2. doi: 10.1056/NEJMe048230.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Comment
  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Arrhythmias, Cardiac / etiology
  • Arrhythmias, Cardiac / prevention & control*
  • Death, Sudden, Cardiac / prevention & control
  • Defibrillators, Implantable*
  • Humans
  • Myocardial Infarction / complications
  • Myocardial Infarction / mortality
  • Myocardial Infarction / therapy*
  • Risk
  • Survival Analysis
  • Treatment Failure
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Left / etiology
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Left / therapy