Subcutaneous ICD and ventricular tachycardia degeneration

Anna Mengoni, Erberto Carluccio, Gianluca Zingarini, Giuseppe Ambrosio, Alessandra Tordini, Paolo Biagioli, David Giannandrea, Claudio Cavallini
2017 Journal of Integrative Cardiology  
Sudden cardiac death (SCD) remains a leading cause of cardiovascular mortality in the world. The trans-venous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator(TV-ICD) is the most effective approach for primary and secondary prevention of SCD. In response to the growing treatment complexity associated with long-term endocardial management, the subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator ICD (SICD) was developed. We report a case in which S-ICD shocks changed a stable ventricular tachycardia (VT)
more » ... unstable VT o ventricular fibrillation (VF). Mengoni A (2017) Subcutaneous ICD and ventricular tachycardia degeneration
doi:10.15761/jic.1000215 fatcat:g7xfg4lmdrffdjw4gnessz6b6y