Interventricular and intraventricular dyssynchrony are common in heart failure patients, regardless of QRS duration

Stefano Ghio, Cristina Constantin, Catherine Klersy, Alessandra Serio, Alessandra Fontana, Carlo Campana, Luigi Tavazzi

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Abstract

Aims: The study aimed at evaluating the prevalence of interventricular and intraventricular contractile dyssynchrony in heart failure patients with either normal or prolonged QRS duration. Methods and results: Echocardiography and tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) were performed in 158 consecutive patients with advanced left ventricular dysfunction (LVEF

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)571-578
Number of pages8
JournalEuropean Heart Journal
Volume25
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2004

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Keywords

  • Echocardiography
  • Heart failure
  • Pacing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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