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Minerva Cardioangiologica 2003 April;51(2):209-14

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Experience with an ICD incorporating biventricular pacing

Kühlkamp V., Dörnberger V., Rüb N., Eigenberger B., Kettering K., Bosch R., Mewis C.


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Biventricular pacing for cardiac resynchronization is a promising therapy for symptomatic improvement in selected patients with underlying severe congestive heart failure. ICD treatment has been shown to prolong life in patients with life threatening ventricular tachyarrhythmias, but it does not improve quality of life. This review discusses current experience with ICD's incorporating biventricular pacing.

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