CABG Patch trial

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery with/without Simultaneous Epicardial Patch for Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator. A clinical trial that evaluated prophylactic use of implanted cardiac defibrillators for ventricular arrhythmias after CABG.
Conclusion No evidence of improved survival among patients with coronary heart disease, a depressed left ventricular ejection fraction, and an abnormal signal-averaged electrocardiogram in whom a defibrillator was implanted prophylactically at the time of elective coronary bypass surgery
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CABG Patch trial

Cardiology A clinical trial that evaluated prophylactic use of implanted cardiac defibrillators in Pts at high risk for ventricular arrhythmias after CABG. See AVID, Coronary artery bypass graft surgery, MADIT.
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