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S-ICD Device Therapy: Management and Patient Selection

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Release Date: 10/1/2016

Expiration Date: 12/31/2018

  • Participation - no CE credit: 1.75


S-ICD Device Therapy:  Management and Patient Selection

This learning pathway will help with decision of choosing the right ICD for a patient - SICD or transvenous ICD.   

Participants will understand the benefits and limitations of S-ICDs. They will also learn practical tips and tricks for the management and troubleshooting of these devices.

HRS Members - Complimentary (after log in)

Non-Members - $29 USD

Learning Pathway presentations include:

  • What is the Optimal Single Chamber ICD System: Transvenous or Subcutaneous? – duration <45 minutes
  • S-ICD Versus a Transvenous ICD: Screening and Selection of Patients – duration <20 minutes
  • S-ICD versus Transvenous ICD: What You Need to Look for During Device Follow-up – duration <20 minutes
  • Single Chamber ICD Lead Fracture: New Transvenous Lead or New Subcutaneous ICD – duration <25 minutes
  • Impact of BMI on Safety and Efficacy of the Subcutaneous ICD – duration <15 minutes


Ronald D. Berger, MD, PhD, FHRS
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Reinoud E. Knops, MD, CCDS
Academic Medical Center
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bradley P. Knight, MD, FHRS
Cooley Professor of Medicine
Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology Northwestern University

Carrie Brown, APN
Heart Rhythm Center
University of Chicago Medicine

Melanie Maytin, MD, FHRS
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

David S. Frankel, MD, FHRS
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA