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journal article 
Author(s):
Tzeis, S; Kolb, C; Baumert, J; Reents, T; Zrenner, B; Deisenhofer, I; Ronel, J; Andrikopoulos, G; Ladwig, KH 
Title:
Effect of Depression on Mortality in Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Recipients-Findings from the Prospective LICAD Study. 
Abstract:
Introduction: Depression predicts mortality in patients with coronary artery disease and heart failure. However, its effect on patient outcome in the presence of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) has not been investigated. Methods: A total of 236 ICD patients (76 females, 58.6 ± 14.0 years) were screened for depressive symptoms using the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS). The outcome measure was all-cause mortality and the prognostic effect of depression was evaluated wi...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
34 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
991-997 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0147-8389 
TUM Institution:
I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; r Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie