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[Cardiac resynchronization therapy in a patient with congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries and 2:1 atrioventricular block].
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23196687     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries (CCTGA) is a rare congenital heart disease with an atrioventricular and ventriculo-arterial discordance in which the morphological right ventricle supports the systemic circulation and the morphological tricuspid valve is the systemic atrioventricular valve. Heart rhythm disturbances and ventricular dysfunction related to electromechanical dyssynchrony are common in adult congenital heart disease patients with a systemic right ventricle. Thus, these patients may require conventional pacemaker implantation, which in the presence of ventricular dysfunction and conduction disease may further compromise cardiac performance. Indeed, cardiac resynchronization therapy may be an effective treatment option for these patients. We report the case of a patient with CCTGA and moderate depression of systemic ventricular systolic function who developed a 2:1 atrioventricular block and was treated with cardiac resynchronization therapy.
Giulio Conte; Lucia Coppini; Maria Antonietta Demola; Marco Zardini; Diego Ardissino
Publication Detail:
Type:  English Abstract; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Giornale italiano di cardiologia (2006)     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1827-6806     ISO Abbreviation:  G Ital Cardiol (Rome)     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101263411     Medline TA:  G Ital Cardiol (Rome)     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  ita     Pagination:  843-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Vernacular Title:
Terapia di resincronizzazione cardiaca in un paziente con trasposizione corretta dei grossi vasi e blocco atrioventricolare 2:1.
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