Right ventricular septal pacing as alternative for failed left ventricular lead implantation in cardiac resynchronization therapy candidates

M Hafez A Alhous, Gary R Small, Andrew Hannah, Graham S Hillis, Michael Frenneaux, Paul A Broadhurst

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Abstract

To compare the effects on left ventricular (LV) function of right ventricular (RV) septal pacing vs. cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in patients with an indication for the latter. Cardiac resynchronization therapy is an effective therapy in patients with drug-refractory heart failure. Despite advances in implantation techniques, LV lead placement can be impossible in up to 10% of cases. We, therefore, assessed the effects of RV septal pacing from mid septum (RVmIVS) and outflow tract (RVOT) on cardiac performance, in comparison with CRT.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)94-100
Number of pages7
JournalEP-Europace
Volume17
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2015

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