Improvement of exercise tolerance by single lead VDD pacemaker: evaluation using cardiopulmonary exercise test.

@article{Ijiri2000ImprovementOE,
  title={Improvement of exercise tolerance by single lead VDD pacemaker: evaluation using cardiopulmonary exercise test.},
  author={Hiroshi Ijiri and Sadayoshi Komori and Isao Kohno and Shunji Sano and D F Yin and Masahiro Takusagawa and Tetsuo Iida and Kazuo Yamamoto and M Osada and Tohru Sawanobori and T Ishihara and Ken Umetani and Katsuya Tamura},
  journal={Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE},
  year={2000},
  volume={23 9},
  pages={1336-42}
}
We used a cardiopulmonary test to assess the physiological benefit of single lead VDD pacing in ten patients (six men, four women; aged 32-84 years, mean 69 years) with atrioventricular block. Maximal symptom-limited treadmill exercise test using a ramp protocol was performed under VDD and VVIR or VVI pacing (VVI) in random sequence. The pacemaker was then… CONTINUE READING