Posts Tagged ‘AV block’

April 24th, 2013

BLOCK HF: CRT Superior to Conventional Pacing in Heart Failure Patients with AV Block

Patients with atrioventricular (AV) block generally receive right ventricular (RV) pacing; cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) has been restricted to patients with a low ejection fraction and a wide QRS duration. However, RV pacing may worsen LV dysfunction in AV block patients with low ejection fractions. Previous studies have raised the possibility that these patients may […]