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Cardiac resynchronization therapy–defibrillator (CRT-D) may reduce the incidence of first ventricular tachyarrhythmia (VTA) in patients with heart failure (HF) and left bundle branch block (LBBB).

  • As if we don’t live this everyday, This article shows that In patients with LBBB and HF, early intervention with CRT-D reduces mortality, ventricular arrhythmia burden, and frequency of multiple appropriate ICD shocks.
    Once again supporting that VT/VF is a predictor of increased mortality