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Prophylactic implantable cardioverter defibrillator treatment in patients with end-stage heart failure awaiting heart transplantation
  1. Georg M Fröhlich1,
  2. Johannes Holzmeister1,
  3. Michael Hübler2,
  4. Samira Hübler2,
  5. Mathias Wolfrum1,
  6. Frank Enseleit1,
  7. Burkhardt Seifert3,
  8. David Hürlimann1,
  9. Hans B Lehmkuhl2,
  10. Georg Noll1,
  11. Jan Steffel1,
  12. Volkmar Falk4,
  13. Thomas F Lüscher1,
  14. Roland Hetzer2,
  15. Frank Ruschitzka1
  1. 1Cardiovascular Division, Cardiology, Heart Failure/Heart Transplant Unit, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  2. 2Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, German Heart Center Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  3. 3Division of Biostatistics, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  4. 4Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  1. Correspondence to Prof. Dr. Frank Ruschitzka, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, Zürich CH-8091, Switzerland; frank.ruschitzka{at}

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