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Cardiac resynchronisation therapy for the treatment of heart failure: NICE technology appraisal guidance

Abstract

This NICE technology appraisal guidance on cardiac resynchronisation therapy provides additional treatment options for some of the groups of people covered in the earlier guidance on implantable cardioverter defibrillators.

  • CRT-D, cardiac resynchronisation therapy with a defibrillator device
  • CRT-P, cardiac resynchronisation therapy with a pacing device
  • ICD, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
  • NYHA, New York Heart Association
  • QALY, quality-adjusted life year
  • RCT, randomised controlled trial
  • heart failure
  • cardiac resynchronisation therapy

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