Primary prevention with defibrillator therapy in women: results from the Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Multicenter Study)

INTRODUCTION: The Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial (SCD-HeFT) demonstrated that implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) therapy reduced overall mortality in patients with class II or III heart failure and left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF)

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Cited Authors

  • Russo, AM; Poole, JE; Mark, DB; Anderson, J; Hellkamp, AS; Lee, KL; Johnson, GW; Domanski, M; Bardy, GH

Published Date

  • July 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 19 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 720 - 724

PubMed ID

  • 18373605

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1540-8167

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1540-8167.2008.01129.x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States