Pediatric ICD Registry Next Steps. Ralph Brindis, MD, MPH, ACC Stephen Hammill, MD, HRS Kathleen Hewitt, RN, MSN, CPHQ Christine Lang, RN, MSN. What is the NCDR?. 17 years in Evolution Benchmarks and Quality Improvement Standardized, evidence-based data collection
Pediatric ICD RegistryNext Steps
Ralph Brindis, MD, MPH, ACC
Stephen Hammill, MD, HRS
Kathleen Hewitt, RN, MSN, CPHQ
Christine Lang, RN, MSN
NCDR Operations Leadership Team
Scientific Oversight Committee
Data Safety Monitoring Board
for each registry
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Planning Work Group
Managed by ACTION and CathPCI Steering Committees
ICD Longitudinal Program
Building a true…
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3 2002Heart and Stroke Statistical Update, American Heart Association.
4 Zheng Z. Circulation. 2001;104:2158-2163.
The results of SCD-HeFT and MADIT I-II indicate that ICDs are effective for the primary prevention of sudden death. What we don’t know is if the results reflect the ICD experience in the “real world” outside the confines of the controlledtrials.
What we don’t know…..
Are the clinical characteristics, indications for ICD implantation, and in-hospital procedure related complications of the ICD Registry patients similar to those of patients involved in the primary prevention randomized trials
(MADIT I-II, SCD-HeFT )?
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