Does the trend mean that ICDs are indicated less often? The incidence of sudden death in heart failure patients with reduced ejection fraction, in clinical trials, has declined significantly in the last 20 years, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicinethat may impact inclination to recommend implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) for them. ...
Sudden death declining in heart failure
By Larry Husten
6 Jul 2017