Ilias Sihlimiris

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BACKGROUND Ventricular desynchronization imposed by permanent dual-chamber ventricular pacing (VDD) may compromise ventricular function. METHODS We investigated the impact of background VDD pacing on the right and left ventricular (LV) function on 129 clinically stable outpatients (mean age 69 +/- 10) implanted chronically with a dual-chamber pacemaker or(More)
BACKGROUND The prognostic value of the QRS score, a simple index of infarct size after a first ST-elevation myocardial infarction, has not been adequately explored in the reperfusion era. METHODS AND RESULTS We prospectively followed up 100 consecutive survivors of a first ST-elevation myocardial infarction (aged 64 +/- 13 years, 77% were male) without(More)
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