Atrial and ventricular pacing after open heart surgery.


The effect of cardiac pacing, through a wide range of pacing rates, has been studied in 13 patients in stable sinus rhythm within 24 hours of operation. Using first atrial and then ventricular pacing, the cardiac rate was raised to 60% above control value. The effects of atrial and ventricular pacing were compared by observing the differences in the various… (More)

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