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The purpose of this observational study is to collect data regarding the population of patients implanted with St. Jude Medical ICD.
Condition or disease
Ventricular TachycardiaAtrial Fibrillation
The purpose of this observational study is to collect data regarding the population of patients implanted with a St. Jude Medical ICD. Data regarding Slow Ventricular Tachycardia Episodes, Atrial Fibrillation Episodes and the devices programmed parameters will be collected during two years after the implant.
Slow Ventricular Tachycardia episodes will be considered as a tachycardia episodes detected by the device between 120-150 bpm and with more than 30sec of duration AF Episodes will be considered only when their duration is >30sec
Secondary Outcome Measures
Cardiovascular Mortality Hospitalization Rate Due to Cardiovascular Reasons or Heart Failure [ Time Frame: 24 months ]
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients implanted with a St. Jude Medical ICD
Patient has been implanted with a St Jude Medical ICD, mono,bicameral or cardiac resynchronization therapy - Defibrillator (CRT-D) according the American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Heart Association (AHA), National Standards for Physical Education (NASPE) guidelines. (min. 24 hours - max. 2 months)
Patient has signed the study specific Informed consent document.
Patient is older than 18 years of age
Patient has a permanent Atrial Fibrillation
Patient has a documented slow ventricular Tachycardia Episodes previous to the ICD implant.
Patient not programed with a ventricular Tachycardia (VT) zone upper than 120 bpm.