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Official Journal of the Italian Society of Angiology and Vascular Pathology
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Online ISSN 1827-1618
STENTS FOR CORONARY HEART DISEASE
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.