ACCF/HRS/AHA/ASE/HFSA/SCAI/SCCT/SCMR 2013 Appropriate Use Criteria for Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Endorsed by the American Geriatrics Society This document was approved by the American College of Cardiology Foundation Board of Trustees in January 2013. The American College of Cardiology Foundation requests that this document be cited as follows: Russo AM, Stainback RF, Bailey SR, Epstein AE, Heidenreich PA, Jessup M, Kapa S, Kremers MS, Lindsay BD, Stevenson LW. ACCF/HRS/AHA/ASE/HFSA/SCAI/SCCT/SCMR 2013
appropriate use criteria for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Appropriate Use Criteria Task Force, Heart Rhythm Society, American Heart Association, American Society of Echocardiogra- phy, Heart Failure Society of America, Society for Cardiovascular Angio- graphy and Interventions, Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomo- graphy, and Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. Heart Rhythm 2013; 10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2013.01.008. This article is re- printed with permission from the American College of Cardiology Founda- tion in HeartRhythm and the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. Copies: This document is available on the World Wide Website of the American College of Cardiology (http://www.cardiosource. org) and the Heart Rhythm Society (www.hrsonline.com). For copies of this document, please contact Elsevier Inc. Reprint Department, fax (212) 633- 3820, e-mail [email protected] Permissions: Modification, alteration, enhancement, and/or distribution of this document are not permitted without the express permission of the American College of Cardiology Foundation.