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What does SCD-HeFT stand for?

SCD-HeFT stands for Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial

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We would also like to point out that clinical research shows that: --SCA claims more lives each year than AIDS, breast cancer, and stroke combined --Device therapy can reduce the risk of SCD by 23 to 55 percent, compared with conventional or traditional drug therapy --ICDs are proven to be 98 percent effective in treating dangerous ventricular arrhythmias that can lead to SCA Medtronic is committed to advancing the care and outcomes of patients at risk for ventricular arrhythmias and SCA, through research including the landmark Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial (SCD-HeFT), the Cardiac Resynchronization in Heart Failure Study (CARE-HF), and the Registry to IMPROVE the Use of Evidence-Based Heart Failure Therapies in the Outpatient Setting (IMPROVE-HF).
BUSINESS WIRE)--March 9, 2004 Guidant Corporation (NYSE:GDT), a world leader in the treatment of cardiac and vascular disease, applauds the findings of the National Institutes of Health-supported Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial (SCD-HeFT), which were announced yesterday at the American College of Cardiology conference in New Orleans, La.