Almost half of patients who have an implantable cardioverter defibrillator experience psychological distress about living with the device, Australian research reveals. A study presented recently at the European Society of Cardiology Congress found 47% of patients fitted with an implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) for more than 12 months were either anxious or depressed. Dr Jan Cameron, ...
Patients with ICDs require more than a set and forget approach
By Mardi Chapman
13 Sep 2016