Efficacy and safety of extravascular implantable cardioverter-defibrillators New England Journal of Medicine

Efficacy and safety of extravascular implantable cardioverter-defibrillators New England Journal of Medicine

Abstract background Extravascular implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) implant a lead under the sternum to achieve pause-prevention pacing, anti-tachycardia pacing, and defibrillation energy similar to transvenous ICDs. The safety and efficacy of extravascular ICDs are unknown. method We conducted a prospective, single-arm, non-randomized, premarketing global clinical study involving patients with ICD indications I or IIa, all of …

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