Heart failure patients selection for cardiac resynchronization therapy.

@article{Geng2011HeartFP,
  title={Heart failure patients selection for cardiac resynchronization therapy.},
  author={Junchao Geng and Bifeng Wu and Liangrong Zheng and Jianhua Zhu},
  journal={European journal of internal medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={32-8}
}
Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is an established treatment for refractory chronic heart failure (CHF) patients with ventricular dyssynchrony. The patient selection for this therapy remains the basis for response improvement. Various parameters, methods and technology for identification of appropriate patient are under research. The influences of age and gender, disease progress stage such as mild and late stage CHF including right ventricular dysfunction, dyssynchrony and scar… CONTINUE READING