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Optimization of biventricular pacing via strain dyssynchrony measurements in a paediatric patient.
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PMID:  21894813     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cardiac resynchronization therapy is increasingly being used in the paediatric population as a tool for managing patients with heart failure. Various non-invasive parameters have been used to optimize the settings on the biventricular pacemaker. We describe implantation of a biventricular pacemaker in a nineteen-month-old child because of intractable heart failure. By analysing a 17-segment model using strain analysis of the left ventricle, we were able to place the left ventricular lead at the latest activated segment. Furthermore, we were able to minimize the dyssynchrony of the left ventricle when evaluating a range of pacemaker settings.
Authors:
Clifford L Cua; Alistair Phillips; Tamara Ackley; Pamela S Ro; Naomi Kertesz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta cardiologica     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0001-5385     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Cardiol     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370570     Medline TA:  Acta Cardiol     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  527-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Heart Center, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA. clcua@hotmail.com
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