Electrical Resynchronization: A Novel Therapy for the Failing Right Ventricle

@article{Dubin2003ElectricalRA,
  title={Electrical Resynchronization: A Novel Therapy for the Failing Right Ventricle},
  author={Anne M. Dubin and Jeffrey A. Feinstein and Vadiyala Mohan Reddy and Frank Louis Hanley and George F. Van Hare and David N. Rosenthal},
  journal={Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={107},
  pages={2287-2289}
}
Background—Many patients with congenital heart disease develop right ventricular (RV) failure due to anatomy and prior therapy. RV problems may include right bundle-branch block (RBBB), volume loading, and chamber enlargement. Because the failing RV may have regional dyskinesis, we hypothesized that resynchronization therapy might augment its performance. Methods and Results—We studied 7 patients with RV dysfunction and RBBB, using a predefined pacing protocol. QRS duration, cardiac index (CI… 

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