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Expanding Indications for Resynchronization Therapy.
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PMID:  22843449     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is one of the major advances in the treatment of patients with chronic heart failure due to impaired left ventricular ejection fraction. Current guidelines recommend with the highest levels of recommendation and evidence CRT in patients with low ejection fraction wide QRS, LBBB, and mild to severe heart failure (New York Heart Association class II to IV). However, other patients might benefit from CRT. This is the case for patients with permanent atrial fibrillation, patients conventional pacemaker indication, patients with mildly impaired left ventricular function (>35 %), or asymptomatic patients (NYHA I). We will discuss in this manuscript each new potential indication for CRT.
Authors:
Christophe Leclercq; Nathalie Behar; Philippe Mabo; Jean-Claude Daubert
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current cardiology reports     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1534-3170     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888969     Medline TA:  Curr Cardiol Rep     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
CHU Rennes, Service de Cardiologie et Maladies Vasculaires, INSERM 100, CIC-IT, Centre Cardio-Pneumologique, Hôpital Pontchaillou, 2 rue Henri Le Guilloux, 35033, Rennes Cedex 09, France, christophe.leclercq@chu-rennes.fr.
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