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A Journal on Heart and Vascular Diseases

Official Journal of the Italian Society of Angiology and Vascular Pathology
Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
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Frequency: Bi-Monthly

ISSN 0026-4725

Online ISSN 1827-1618

 

Minerva Cardioangiologica 2011 February;59(1):89-100

STENTS FOR CORONARY HEART DISEASE 

Cardiac resynchronization therapy: an updateimpaired left ventricular systolic function

Garikipati N. V., Schaefer M. J., Steinberg J. S.

Division of Cardiology, Al-Sabah Arrhythmia Institute, St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY, USA

Cardiac resynchronization therapy has been shown to reduce hospitalization and mortality, and to improve heart failure symptoms, in patients with systolic dysfunction and ventricular dyssynchrony. We review the current guidelines for cardiac resynchronization therapy, the underlying evidence, the latest developments in the field and directions of future research.

language: English


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