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  1. Automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator : is early implantation cost-effective ?

    Article - En anglais

    The cost efficacy of this conventional approach was therefore compared with direct implantation of a cardioverter-defibrillator after the first electrophysiologic study.

    It is concluded that automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation as an early intervention is not more costly and indeed may be cost-effective compared with therapy guided by serial electrophysiologic, testing.

    As antitachycardia devices become more versatile, long lived and easier to implant, earlier implantation is likely to compare even more favorably with drug therapy.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tachycardie paroxystique ventriculaire, Epreuve, Stimulation instrumentale, Ventricule droit, Chimiothérapie, Antiarythmique, Défibrillateur, Implanté, Etude comparative, Coût, Chirurgie, Traitement, Trouble excitabilité, Trouble rythme cardiaque, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia, Test, Instrumental stimulation, Right ventricle, Chemotherapy, Antiarrhythmia agent, Defibrillator, Implanted, Comparative study, Costs, Surgery, Treatment, Excitability disorder, Arrhythmia, Cardiovascular disease, Human

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    Cote : 91-0250916

    Code Inist : 002B12A02. Création : 199406.