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What are the current acceptable medical guidelines for implantation of an I c d ?

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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Complex

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1. Ischemic cardiomyopathy, i.C., with ejection fraction, ef, >30% but <35%, nyha class ii or iii, and >30 days post mi/revascularization. 2. Ic, ef <30%. 3. Ic, ef between 36-40% with inducible ventricular fibrillation or tachycardia, 4. Non-ic with ef <35% and nyha class ii or greater.

In brief: Complex

This is somewhat complex and will not all fit in 400 characters so I am creating initials.
1. Ischemic cardiomyopathy, i.C., with ejection fraction, ef, >30% but <35%, nyha class ii or iii, and >30 days post mi/revascularization. 2. Ic, ef <30%. 3. Ic, ef between 36-40% with inducible ventricular fibrillation or tachycardia, 4. Non-ic with ef <35% and nyha class ii or greater.
Dr. Charles Jost
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Great run down! Here's a PDF that will supplement the answer: http://www.medtronic.com/wcm/groups/mdtcom_sg/@mdt/@crdm/documents/documents/2012-accf-aha-hrs-guidelines.pdf
Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Official Guidelines

Here are the official guidelines from the acc/aha: http://circ.
Ahajournals.Org/content/127/3/e283.Full the part you're interested in starts in section 3. Happy reading!

In brief: Official Guidelines

Here are the official guidelines from the acc/aha: http://circ.
Ahajournals.Org/content/127/3/e283.Full the part you're interested in starts in section 3. Happy reading!
Dr. Bennett Werner
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