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Contemporary and Future Trends in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Pacing to Enhance Response.
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PMID:  22521939     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The rationale for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), expectations in terms of patient benefit, patient selection for CRT, the selection of a CRT pacemaker (CRT-P) versus CRT plus implantable cardioverter defibrillator (CRT-D) platform, and studies evaluating device programming to enhance benefit from CRT are reviewed. The notion of an "optimal" left ventricular (LV) pacing site, the rationale for identifying and avoiding LV pacing in regions of scar, the use of anatomic, hemodynamic, and electrical parameters to identify an optimal LV pacing site, and the potential utility of multi-site LV pacing to enhance benefit from CRT are discussed. Finally, the advantages and disadvantages of the various methods for LV lead delivery are reviewed.
Authors:
Derek V Exner; Angelo Auricchio; Jagmeet P Singh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1556-3871     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101200317     Medline TA:  Heart Rhythm     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Affiliation:
Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada.
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