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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Tzeis, S; Andrikopoulos, G; Kolb, C; Vardas, PE 
Title:
Tools and strategies for the reduction of inappropriate implantable cardioverter defibrillator shocks. 
Abstract:
Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) have been shown to provide a survival benefit in patients at high risk of sudden cardiac death. A major problem associated with ICD therapy is the occurrence of inappropriate shocks which impair patients' quality of life and may also be arrhythmogenic. Despite recent technological advances, the incidence of inappropriate shocks remains high, thus posing a challenge that we have to meet. In the present review we summarise the available tools and the...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Europace 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
10 
Journal issue:
11 
Pages contribution:
1256-65 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1099-5129 
TUM Institution:
I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik