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Cardiac resynchronization in chronic heart failure.
BACKGROUND Previous studies have suggested that cardiac resynchronization achieved through atrial-synchronized biventricular pacing produces clinical benefits in patients with heart failure who haveExpand
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2012 ACCF/AHA/HRS focused update incorporated into the ACCF/AHA/HRS 2008 guidelines for device-based therapy of cardiac rhythm abnormalities: a report of the American College of Cardiology
Developed in Collaboration With the American Association for Thoracic Surgery and Society of Thoracic Surgeons Andrew E. Epstein, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHRS, Chair ; John P. DiMarco, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS;Expand
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ACC/AHA/HRS 2008 guidelines for device-based therapy of cardiac rhythm abnormalities: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on practice guidelines
2008;51;2085-2105; originally published online May 15, 2008; J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. Michael O. Sweeney L. Page, Mark H. Schoenfeld, Michael J. Silka, Lynne Warner Stevenson, and Stephen C. Hammill,Expand
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Management and outcome of permanent pacemaker and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator infections.
OBJECTIVES We describe the management and outcome of permanent pacemaker (PPM) and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) infections in a large cohort of patients seen at a tertiary careExpand
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ACC/AHA/NASPE 2002 guideline update for implantation of cardiac pacemakers and antiarrhythmia devices: summary article: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task
The current update of the ACC/AHA/NASPE Guidelines for Implantation of Cardiac Pacemakers and Antiarrhythmia Devices includes several significant changes in the recommendations and in the supportingExpand
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ACC/AHA/HRS 2008 Guidelines for device-based therapy of cardiac rhythm abnormalities.
the American College of Cardiology Foundation Board of ssociation Science Advisory and Coordinating Committee, oard of Trustees in February 2008. iology Foundation, American Heart Association, andExpand
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ACC/AHA/HRS 2008 Guidelines for Device-Based Therapy of Cardiac Rhythm Abnormalities: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines
Sidney C. Smith, Jr, MD, FACC, FAHA, Chair Alice K. Jacobs, MD, FACC, FAHA, Vice-Chair Cynthia D. Adams, RN, PhD, FAHA[§][1] Jeffrey L. Anderson, MD, FACC, FAHA[§][1] Christopher E. Buller, MD,Expand
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Cardiac resynchronization therapy: Part 1--issues before device implantation.
Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) has been used extensively over the last years in the therapeutic management of patients with end-stage heart failure. Data from 4,017 patients have beenExpand
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Cardiac resynchronization therapy and the relationship of percent biventricular pacing to symptoms and survival.
BACKGROUND With the advent of cardiac resynchronization therapy, it was unclear what percentage of biventricular pacing would be required to obtain maximal symptomatic and mortality benefit from theExpand
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