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Cardiology Management

DANISH Trial: ICDs in Non-Ischaemic Heart Failure

2016 30 Aug

Results of the DANISH trial were presented at the ESC Congress 2016 and revealed that placement of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) in patients with non-ischaemic systolic heart failure did not improve overall survival compared to usual clinical care. However, the risk of sudden cardiac death was halved with ICD placement. The results... Read more