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Quad-Site Pacing Using a Quadripolar Left Ventricular Pacing Lead.
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PMID:  22126629     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pacing the left ventricle (LV) from multiple sites simultaneously may result in a better response to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). We sought to assess whether multisite pacing using a quadripolar LV lead improves acute hemodynamic response (AHR) to CRT. We paced four ventricular sites simultaneously using two vectors of a Quartet lead, a right ventricular apical lead, and an additional LV lead temporarily placed in an anterior branch of the coronary sinus. Multisite pacing using the Quartet lead alone did not improve the AHR but "quad-site" pacing using an additional temporary LV lead did increase dP/dt(max) . (PACE 2011;:1-3).
Authors:
Anoop K Shetty; Paresh Mehta; Julian Bostock; C Aldo Rinaldi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-11-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1540-8159     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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©2011, The Authors. Journal compilation ©2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Guys Hospital and St Thomas' Hospital NHS Foundation Trust King's College London, London, UK.
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