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What does NICM stand for?

NICM stands for Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy


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1) Use of an ICD in patients with an abnormal troponin that is not due to a myocardial infarction (MI); 2) Use of an ICD within 40 days after a MI; 3) Use of an ICD within the first 90 days after revascularization; and 4) Use of an ICD in the first nine months after initial diagnosis of nonischemic cardiomyopathy.
LifeVest allows physicians to protect patients during their period of highest risk early after an acute cardiac event such as a myocardial infarction or newly diagnosed nonischemic cardiomyopathy, when other therapies are not appropriate due to the patient's changing condition and the potential for cardiac recovery.
A 49-year-old hypertensive woman with cardiac failure, due to a nonischemic cardiomyopathy with a left ventricular ejection fraction of 35%, had normal sinus rhythm and left bundle branch block with a QRS duration of 148 milliseconds on her electrocardiogram.