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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Eicken, A; Kolb, C; Lange, S; Brodherr-Heberlein, S; Zrenner, B; Schreiber, C; Hess, J 
Titel:
Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) in children. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) proved to be effective in the prevention of sudden cardiac death in adults. In children, the experience of ICD therapy is limited. This retrospective study was undertaken to review our experience with ICD implantation in children with special consideration of psychosocial impact of this therapy. METHODS AND RESULTS: Sixteen children (f:5, m:11, median age 12.2 years, range 4-15.9 years) received an ICD. Eleven patients had survived sudden...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Int J Cardiol 
Jahr:
2006 
Band / Volume:
107 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
30-5 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0167-5273 
TUM Einrichtung:
r Kinderkardiologie und angeborene Herzfehler; I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik