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Cardiology Management

Why wearable cardioverter defibrillators are underprescribed

2018 26 Sep

Sudden cardiac death (SCD) – including out-of-hospital cardiac arrests – is responsible for over 300,000 deaths in the U.S. yearly. In 2002, the wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD) gained FDA approval for its efficacy in the prevention of sudden cardiac arrest or death in certain at-risk populations. Despite the prevalence of SCD and the... Read more