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Table 3 Indications for the implantable defibrillator (ICD) implantation

From: Significance of intraoperative testing in right-sided implantable cardioverter-defibrillators

  Left implantation Right implantation
  DCMA ICMB OtherC DCM ICM Other
Successful [n; %] 289; 93% 404; 98% 105; 100% 13; 81% 21;91% 0
Failure [n; %] 23; 7% 10;2% 0; 0% 3; 19% 2;9% 0
  p < 0.0001 (FET) p = 0.63 (FET)
  PrimaryD SecondaryE   Primary Secondary  
Successful [n; %] 566; 96% 232; 97%   26; 77% 2;40%  
Failure [n; %] 25; 4% 8; 3%   8; 23% 3; 60%  
  p = 0.69   p = 0.12  
  VVIF DDDG CRTH VVI DDD CRT
Successful [n; %] 496; 97% 204; 94% 98; 96% 14; 88% 13; 81% 7; 100%
Failure [n; %] 17; 3% 12; 6% 4; 4% 2; 12% 3; 19% 0, 0%
  p = 0.34 (FET) p = 0.82 (FET)
  1. FET – Fisher’s exact test.
  2. ADCM – Nonischemic dilatative cardiomyopathie.
  3. BICM – Ischemic cardiomyopathy.
  4. COther – Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, amyloidosis, fibrosis.
  5. DPrimary – Primary prevention indication.
  6. ESecondary – Seconardy prevention indication.
  7. FVVI One chamber ICD.
  8. GDDD Dual chamber ICD.
  9. HCRT Cardiac resynchronization therapy.