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Last ditch CRT: right is not always wrong!
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18950307     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) has become the mainstay of refractory heart failure treatment. Usually the patients having right bundle branch block (RBBB) on electrocardiogram are considered as relative contraindication as there is no or minimal dyssynchrony in them. We present a case where CRT was put in as last resort in a patient with RBBB and was successful. Short literature review is done on the CRT implantation in patients with RBBB.
Authors:
Rituparna S Shinde; Yash Lokhandwala; Sunil V Sathe; Chandrashekar N Makhale; Purvez K Grant; Manuel Durairaj
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1540-8159     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2008 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-10-27     Completed Date:  2009-01-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1500-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
From the Department of Cardiology, Grant Medical Foundation, Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune, India. ritushinde@gmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bundle-Branch Block / complications*,  prevention & control*
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial / adverse effects*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Myocarditis / etiology*,  prevention & control*
Treatment Failure*

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