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Pacemaker-mediated tachycardia initiated by an atrioventricular search algorithm to minimize right ventricular pacing.
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PMID:  22280797     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
We report the initiation of pacemaker-mediated tachycardia by a St Jude implantable cardioverter-defibrillator with a programmed Ventricular Intrinsic Preference algorithm used for minimizing or inhibiting right ventricular pacing. This feature prolongs the atrioventricular (AV) delay periodically to determine if ventricular sensed events follow atrial events. Retrograde ventriculoatrial conduction and pacemaker-mediated tachycardia were initiated by long extended AV delays of 300 and 400 milliseconds. The 400-millisecond AV delay consisted of the programmed sensed AV delay (100 milliseconds) plus the Ventricular Intrinsic Preference increment (200 milliseconds) plus 100 milliseconds imposed by the AutoCapture algorithm when it detected loss of ventricular capture.
S Serge Barold; Roland X Stroobandt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-1-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of electrocardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-8430     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-1-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0153605     Medline TA:  J Electrocardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, FL, USA.
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