The Use of ICDs in Post-Infarction Patients

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  • Summary:

    Dr. John D. Fisher from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center moderated the topic "The Use of ICDs in Post-Infarction Patients" with Drs. Charles J. Love from the Ohio State University Medical Center and Bruce L. Wilkoff from the Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic.

    The discussion focused primarily on:
    (1) the use of ICDs in post-infarction patients;
    (2) how soon after infarction should an ICDs be implanted;
    (3) improving survival in post-infarction patients;
    (4) the use of revascularization and PCI;
    (5) advantages and disadvantages of ICDs;
    (6) patient specific considerations; and
    (7) guidelines for the use of ICDs.
    (Med Roundtable Cardiovasc Ed. 2012;3(1):61-67) ©2011 FoxP2 Media, LLC
  • Compounds:
    No compounds discussed.
    Trials:

    MADIT-II, CABG Patch, AVID, DINAMIT, IRIS

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