Cardiac resynchronization therapy in the elderly: a realistic option for an increasing population?

Abstract

Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) has become a mainstay of heart failure treatment. Since heart failure is a disease primarily affecting older patients it is important to evaluate the performance of CRT in this population. Elderly has been suggested as a subgroup less likely to benefit from CRT. This is an important issue that should be clarified… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2011.01.079

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@article{Antnio2012CardiacRT, title={Cardiac resynchronization therapy in the elderly: a realistic option for an increasing population?}, author={Nat{\'a}lia Ant{\'o}nio and Lu{\'i}s Elvas and L. M. Gonçalves and Lu{\'i}s Augusto Provid{\^e}ncia}, journal={International journal of cardiology}, year={2012}, volume={155 1}, pages={49-51} }