Effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy on ventricular remodeling.

  title={Effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy on ventricular remodeling.},
  author={Hind W Rahmouni and James N. Kirkpatrick and Martin G St John Sutton},
  journal={Current heart failure reports},
  volume={5 1},
Remodeling reflects the structural and functional deterioration that occurs in heart failure. Indices of remodeling constitute an important marker of the severity of heart failure, and reverse remodeling is an accepted goal in the treatment of heart failure. Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) has been shown to reverse the remodeling process by improving ventricular size, shape, and mass and reducing mitral regurgitation in the short and long term. Diastolic function, right ventricular size… CONTINUE READING