Test-No Test Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Pilot Study (TNT-ICD)
The primary objective of this study is to compare the composite outcome of total mortality and operative complications in patients who do not undergo defibrillation testing to those who do undergo defibrillation testing at the time of initial ICD implantation.
• Age ≥ 18 years
• Initial ICD implantation (single, dual, or CRT) for a standard Class I or Class II indication according to the ACC/AHA/HRS practice guidelines
• Anticipated life expectancy >6 months