For primary prevention in asymptomatic patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and an ejection fraction of less than 30%, implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) are the best choice, as shown in the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial II (MADIT-II).
What does MADIT stand for?
MADIT stands for Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial
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The guidelines expand recommendations for ICDs to include patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and low ejection fraction, based on findings of the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial (MADIT) II trial.