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1  Auricchio A, Schloss EJ, Kurita T, et al. Low inappropriate shock rates in patients with single and dual/triple chamber ICDs using a novel suite of detection algorithms: PainFree SST Trial Primary Results. Heart Rhythm. 2015;12:926-36.
Wathen MS, DeGroot PJ, Sweeney MO, et al, for the PainFREE Rx II Investigators. Prospective randomized multicenter trial of empirical antitachycardia pacing versus shocks for spontaneous rapid ventricular tachycardia in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: Pacing Fast Ventricular Tachycardia Reduces Shock Therapies (PainFREE Rx II) trial results. Circulation. October 26, 2004;110(17):2591-2596. 
3  Sweeney MO, et al. Differences in effects of electrical therapy type on health care utilization in the MVP ICD Trial. Presented at HRS 2010.
4 Millennium Research Group, Market Research Report on Global Markets for Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices, July 2012.

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12 Sep 2016