[Safety and effectiveness of dual chamber pacing in patients over 80 years of age with previous episodes of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation].

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BACKGROUND Dual chamber pacing (DDD) in the elderly is still a controversial issue because of its short life expectancy and the risk of atrial fibrillation. The aim of the study was 1) to evaluate the cumulative survival and the events capable of modifying it, 2) to evaluate the stability of sinus rhythm, and 3) to try to identify patients who are at a… (More)

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@article{Hrovatin2002SafetyAE, title={[Safety and effectiveness of dual chamber pacing in patients over 80 years of age with previous episodes of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation].}, author={Enzo Hrovatin and Fabio Zardo and Marco Brieda and Ermanno Dametto and Lina Sparacino and Francesco Antonini-Canterin and Claudio Burelli and Guoqian Huang and Gian Luigi Nicolosi}, journal={Italian heart journal. Supplement : official journal of the Italian Federation of Cardiology}, year={2002}, volume={3 10}, pages={1027-33} }