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Minimizing Unnecessary Right Ventricular Pacing

… Text Figures & Tables Article Minimizing Unnecessary Right Ventricular Pacing Malcolm M Bersohn , Register or Login to … for atrial pacing became apparent as pacing for sinus node dysfunction became more common. Initially, only …

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Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Children and Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

… been proven to be effective in adult patients with left ventricular (LV) systolic dysfunction and QRS prolongation. In this group of patients, … and intra-ventricular dyssynchrony induced by conventional right ventricular (RV) apical pacing has deleterious effects …

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The Impact of an Atrial Septal Defect on Hemodynamics in Patients With Heart Failure

… 2377 Likes: 0 Downloads: 1 Abstract In patients with left ventricular (LV) dysfunction, a large atrial septal defect (ASD) provides an … of an ASD is attenuated or abolished in the presence of right ventricular (RV) dysfunction. Thus, an elevated LV …

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The Expanding Role of Echocardiography in Patients with Heart Failure

… following clinical questions: Is the problem purely one of ventricular performance or is there other underlying … heart disease or primary valve disease? Is there systolic dysfunction and, if so, what is the ejection fraction? … should include a detailed assessment of cardiac anatomy, right and left ventricular systolic and diastolic function, …

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Evaluation and Diagnosis of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

… at rest or greater than 30mmHg with exercise as tested by right heart catheterization in the absence of other … disease, congenital heart defects, chronic hypoxia, left ventricular dysfunction, portal hypertension, and HIV, as well as …

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Evaluation and Diagnosis of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

… at rest or greater than 30mmHg with exercise as tested by right heart catheterization in the absence of other … disease, congenital heart defects, chronic hypoxia, left ventricular dysfunction, portal hypertension, and HIV, as well as …

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Should Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Be the Standard Treatment for Patients with Atrioventricular Block Who Require Pacing?

… recent concern over the detrimental effects of chronic right ventricular (RV) pacing has motivated clinicians to look into … mitral regurgitation, and diastolic and systolic dysfunction (see Figure 1 ). 1,2 Tolerance to chronic RV …

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Effect of the Extent of Cardiac Damage on Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Outcome: A New Aortic Stenosis Staging System

… (LV), resulting in LV hypertrophy (LVH), diastolic dysfunction, an increase in the size of the left atrium, … moderate or severe tricuspid regurgitation; and stage 4, right ventricular damage, as defined by the presence of moderate or …

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Evaluation and Diagnosis of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

… at rest or greater than 30mmHg with exercise as tested by right heart catheterization in the absence of other … disease, congenital heart defects, chronic hypoxia, left ventricular dysfunction, portal hypertension, and HIV, as well as …

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Evaluation and Diagnosis of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

… at rest or greater than 30mmHg with exercise as tested by right heart catheterization in the absence of other … disease, congenital heart defects, chronic hypoxia, left ventricular dysfunction, portal hypertension, and HIV, as well as …

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