Published in Health and Medicine Week, October 2nd, 2006
According to a study from the Netherlands, "We attempted to assess the efficacy of combined CRT-ICD in heart failure patients with and without ventricular arrhythmias. Because CRT and ICDs both lower all-cause mortality in patients with advanced heart failure, combination of both therapies in a single device is challenging."
C. Ypenburg and colleagues, Leiden University, wrote, "A total of 191 consecutive patients with advanced heart failure, left ventricular ejection fraction <35%, and a QRS...
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