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Are there alternatives to an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator?

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Dr. William Scott
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Usually not

The indications for icd placement indicate it should not be performed if there is are reversible causes.
In all of the trials comparing icd therapy to alternatives in the absence of a reversible cause, the outcome with icd was much better.

In brief: Usually not

The indications for icd placement indicate it should not be performed if there is are reversible causes.
In all of the trials comparing icd therapy to alternatives in the absence of a reversible cause, the outcome with icd was much better.
Dr. William Scott
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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: See below

Life vest - a wearable cardioverter defibrillator - or medical treatment.

In brief: See below

Life vest - a wearable cardioverter defibrillator - or medical treatment.
Dr. Charles Jost
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