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Past, present and future of cardiac resynchronization.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22709470     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The growing interest in dyssynchrony and cardiac resynchronization therapy has opened the field of cardiac stimulation to new haemodynamic indications. French investigators have played a key role in the formulation of new concepts, all arising from clinical observations, and the development (in collaboration with industry) and clinical evaluation of resynchronization devices. This review summarizes recent knowledge and perspectives pertaining to atrial, atrioventricular and ventricular dyssynchrony and resynchronization. Some of these concepts have been validated by robust clinical evidence, on the basis of which scientific recommendations have been formulated. Other concepts have been less successful but probably merit further attention.
Authors:
Claude Daubert; Serge Cazeau; Philippe Ritter; Christophe Leclercq
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-03-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of cardiovascular diseases     Volume:  105     ISSN:  1875-2128     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Cardiovasc Dis     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101465655     Medline TA:  Arch Cardiovasc Dis     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  291-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Service de cardiologie et maladies vasculaires, hôpital Pontchaillou-CHU, 2, rue Henri-Le-Guilloux, 35033 Rennes, France.
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