Left ventricular pacing minimizes diastolic ventricular interaction, allowing improved preload-dependent systolic performance

R A Bleasdale, M S Turner, C E Mumford, P Steendijk, V Paul, J V Tyberg, J A Morris-Thurgood, M P Frenneaux

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Abstract

Left ventricular (LV) pacing improves hemodynamics in patients with heart failure. We hypothesized that at least part of this benefit occurs by minimization of external constraint to LV filling from ventricular interaction.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2395-2400
Number of pages6
JournalCirculation
Volume110
Issue number16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Oct 2004

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac Pacing, Artificial
  • Cohort Studies
  • Diastole
  • Female
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Ventricles
  • Hemodynamics
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Models, Cardiovascular
  • Pressure
  • Systole

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