Gender Differences in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Device Choice and Outcome in Patients ≥75 Years of Age with Heart Failure.

@article{Wang2017GenderDI,
  title={Gender Differences in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Device Choice and Outcome in Patients ≥75 Years of Age with Heart Failure.},
  author={Yanting Wang and Michael S. Sharbaugh and Mohammad Bilal Munir and Evan Adelstein and Norman C Wang and Andrew D. Althouse and Samir F. Saba},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={120 12},
  pages={2201-2206}
}
Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is an established therapy for heart failure and can be delivered through a CRT pacemaker (CRT-P) or a CRT defibrillator (CRT-D). CRT-P devices are smaller and less expensive, have better battery longevity, and have been subject to fewer recalls and advisories but cannot deliver high-energy shocks to terminate… CONTINUE READING