European Multicenter Prospective Follow‐Up Study of 1,002 Implants of a Single Lead VDD Pacing System

  title={European Multicenter Prospective Follow‐Up Study of 1,002 Implants of a Single Lead VDD Pacing System},
  author={Jonathan C. Pitts Crick},
  journal={Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology},
  • J. Crick
  • Published 1 November 1991
  • Medicine
  • Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
It is established that, for patients with atrioventricuiar block and intact sinus node function, optimal "physiological" pacing is provided by the VDD (atrial-triggered ventricular-inhibited ventricular pacing) mode. The main limiting factor to the use of this mode has been the complexity of the implantation procedure associated with the additional atrial lead. For many years attempts have been made to develop a single lead system with atrial and ventricular electrodes providing reliable VDD… 
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