Heart Failure

LV scar provides clue to ICD use

Identification of a left ventricular scar by cardiac MRI may help select which patients with non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy will benefit from an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). Speaking at CSANZ 2018 in Brisbane, Dr Sarah Gutman said the 2016 DANISH study was the first to challenge the idea that all patients experience a survival benefit from an ...

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