TITLE

Implantable cardioverter defibrillators: therapy against Canada's leading killer

AUTHOR(S)
Tang, Anthony S. L.
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/26/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 9, p1037
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the use of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) for the prevention of sudden cardiac deaths in Canada. Developments in the therapeutic device since 1980; Functions of pulse generators; Mechanism of ICDs; Patients who may benefit from ICD therapy.
ACCESSION #
14736476

 

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