Electrical signals applied during the absolute refractory period: An investigational treatment for advanced heart failure in patients with normal QRS duration

Thomas Lawo, Martin Borggrefe, Christian Butter, Gerhard Hindricks, Herwig Schmidinger, Yuval Mika, Daniel Burkhoff, Carlo Pappone, Hani N. Sabbah

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Abstract

Cardiac resynchronization therapy has been shown to be an effective treatment for patients with systolic ventricular dysfunction, prolonged (>120 ms) QRS duration, and New York Heart Association (NYHA) functional class III or IV symptoms despite optimal medical therapy. However, studies show that a majority of heart failure patients have QRS duration

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2229-2239
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of the American College of Cardiology
Volume46
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 20 2005

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