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Haemodynamic Benefit of Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy Requires Left Bundle Branch Block: A Case Report.
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PMID:  21350588     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 55-year-old woman with dilated cardiomyopathy and rate-dependent left bundle branch block had a cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) device implanted. During implantation, the maximum rate of left ventricular pressure rise (dP/dt(max)) was measured invasively. This case presents a description of the acute negative effect of a left bundle branch block on dP/dt(max), and the different effect of CRT on left ventricular haemodynamic function in the presence and absence of a left bundle branch block.
Authors:
M D Bogaard; G E Leenders; P A Doevendans; M Meine
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-1-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  Netherlands heart journal : monthly journal of the Netherlands Society of Cardiology and the Netherlands Heart Foundation     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1568-5888     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101095458     Medline TA:  Neth Heart J     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  47-49     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, Q05.2.314, 3584 CX Utrecht, the Netherlands.
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