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특집 : 빈맥질환의 최신 지견 ; 삽입형 제세동기 및 심장재동기화 치료

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Author(s)
박형섭
Publication Year
2016
Keyword
Defibrillators, Implantable(삽입형 제세동기)Cardiac resynchronization therapy(심장재동기화 치료)Heart failure(심부전)
Abstract
The use of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) is an effective treatment strategy for patients with aborted sudden
cardiac death (SCD) and ventricular tachyarrhythmias. Primary prevention of SCD is a strategy involving the use of ICDs in
patients who are at high risk for but who have not had any previous events of ventricular arrhythmias or cardiac arrest. Cardiac
resynchronization therapy (CRT) improves symptoms of heart failure and left ventricular systolic function when used in patients
with severe heart failure symptoms, reduced left ventricular ejection, and a wide QRS complex. CRT has also been proven to reduce
the rate of hospitalization due to heart failure as well as the rate of death from any cause. In this review, we discuss the clinical trials
and current clinical indications for the ICD and CRT.
Alternative Title
Special Review : Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Department
Dept. of Internal Medicine (내과학)
Publisher
School of Medicine
Citation
대한내과학회지, Vol.90(3) : 210-216, 2016
Type
Article
ISSN
1738-9364
DOI
10.3904/kjm.2016.90.3.210
URI
http://kumel.medlib.dsmc.or.kr/handle/2015.oak/33340
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