Published in Health Risk Factor Week, November 14th, 2006
"Patients with renal insufficiency have an increased risk of atherosclerotic coronary artery disease, cardiovascular events, and sudden cardiac death. Due to under-representation of patients with renal disease in large clinical trials, outcomes of implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) implantation in this group remain unclear. Inpatient and ambulatory records were reviewed for 741 consecutive patients...
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