Type of Shock

All patients

Patients who died

Cause of Death

 

 

Arrhythmic

cause

 

Non-arrhythmic

Cardiac cause

 

number of patients

 

Noncardiac

causes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Any shock

380

74

17

34

23

 

Any appropriate

296

62

11

30

21

 

Any inappropriate

72

8

2

4

2

 

No shock

40

9

3

4

2

 


ICD = Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator
Table 2: ICD Shock and Cause of Death.