Compared with adults patients (n = 309) receiving implantable cardioverter-defibrillators at the same institution, pediatric patients (n = 11) exhibited a trend toward lower defibrillation thresholds. At follow-up of 29 ± 17 months, the incidence of recurrent arrhythmias was similar, but lead revisions and device infections were more common in the pediatric patients.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||American Journal of Cardiology|
|State||Published - Jan 15 1999|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine