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Table 3 Study exclusion criteria

From: Ventricular tachycardia ablation guided or aided by scar characterization with cardiac magnetic resonance: rationale and design of VOYAGE study

Exclusion criteria
Age < 18 years;
ICD not already implanted nor expected within 1 month;
High probability of non-adherence to the follow-up requirements (due to social, psychological, or medical reasons);
Inability to give written informed consent;
Pregnancy (suspected or confirmed);
Acute coronary syndrome or PCI in the previous 30 days
Creatinine clearance < 15 ml/min (stage 5 CKD) (according to clinical history or out/in-patient tests performed upon enrollment)
Severe chronic liver disease (Child–Pugh score C) (according to clinical history or out/in-patient tests performed upon enrollment)
Heart surgery for valve disease in the previous 6 months or expected within 6 months
Coronary artery bypass graft in the previous 3 months
NYHA functional class IV heart failure or CCS functional class IV angina
Previous VT ablation
Systemic illness likely to limit survival to < 1 year