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Sudden cardiac death: opportunities for prevention

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Janet McComb


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The evidence base for implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) therapy requires expansion of guidance/indications to allow UK physicians to treat a broader range of patients. The ICD clinical consultees to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence ( NICE) review current guidance/guidelines, explain the evidence base, and suggest a UK ICD implantation strategy.

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Author(s): Morgan JM, Cowan JC, Camm AJ, McComb JM

Publication type: Editorial

Publication status: Published

Journal: Heart

Year: 2006

Volume: 92

Issue: 6

Pages: 721-723

ISSN (print): 1355-6037

ISSN (electronic): 1468-201X

Publisher: BMJ Group


DOI: 10.1136/hrt.2005.073726