Insights from a cardiac resynchronization optimization clinic as part of a heart failure disease management program.

@article{Mullens2009InsightsFA,
  title={Insights from a cardiac resynchronization optimization clinic as part of a heart failure disease management program.},
  author={Wilfried Mullens and Richard A. Grimm and Tanya Verga and Thomas J. Dresing and Randall C. Starling and Bruce Larry Wilkoff and Wh Wilson Tang},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={53 9},
  pages={765-73}
}
OBJECTIVES Our aim was to determine the feasibility and value of a protocol-driven approach to patients with cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) who did not exhibit a positive response long after implant. BACKGROUND Up to one-third of patients with advanced heart failure do not exhibit a positive response to CRT. METHODS A total of 75 consecutive… CONTINUE READING