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Long-Term Outcomes of Resynchronization–Defibrillation for Heart Failure

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

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Source Name: The New England Journal of Medicine


John L. Sapp, M.D., Soori Sivakumaran, M.D., Calum J. Redpath, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D., Habib Khan, M.D., Ratika Parkash, M.D., Derek V. Exner, M.D., Jeff S. Healey, M.D., Bernard Thibault, M.D., Laurence D. Sterns, M.D., Nhat Hung N. Lam, B.Sc., Jaimie Manlucu, M.D., Ahmed Mokhtar, M.D., et al., for the RAFT Long-Term Study Team

This is a useful manuscript on long-term follow up confirming the findings of the five-year study, with regards to superior survival on CRT than on ICD. The authors discuss the limitations of the chronology of the trial in relation to novel pharmacological options for cardiac failure.

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