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Optimization of Resynchronization Therapy by Intracardiac Ventricular Impedance

  • M. Bocchiardo
  • D. Caponi
  • P. Di Donna
  • M. Scaglione
  • G. Corgniati
  • M. Alciati
  • S. Miceli
  • L. Libero
  • C. Militello
  • R. Audoglio
  • F. Gaita
Conference paper

Abstract

Cardiac resynchronization through biventricular pacing has proved to be an effective therapy in patients with severe heart failure (HF) with interventricular conduction disorders [1-7]. Nevertheless, about 25% of selected HF patients do not respond to synchronous biventricular pacing. The optimization of therapy in terms of pacing site(s) and interventricular delay is still under discussion.

Keywords

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Severe Heart Failure Biventricular Pace Left Ventricular Lead Pace Site 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Bocchiardo
    • 1
  • D. Caponi
    • 1
  • P. Di Donna
    • 1
  • M. Scaglione
    • 1
  • G. Corgniati
    • 1
  • M. Alciati
    • 1
  • S. Miceli
    • 1
  • L. Libero
    • 2
  • C. Militello
    • 3
  • R. Audoglio
    • 3
  • F. Gaita
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiology DivisionCivil HospitalAsti
  2. 2.University Clinic, S. G. Battista HospitalTurinItaly
  3. 3.Biotronik GmbHErlangenGermany

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