Improved Cardiac Output with Right Ventricular Septal Pacing in a Patient with Right Bundle Branch Block and Left Ventricular Dysfunction

Authors

  • Antonis S Manolis Third Department of Cardiology, Athens University School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
  • Nikolaos Voyiantzakis Ippokratio Hospital, Athens
  • George Lazaros Ippokratio Hospital, Athens

Keywords:

heart failure, cardiac resynchronization therapy, implantable cardioverter defibrillator, Doppler, right bundle branch block, velocity time integral

Abstract

Alternate site pacing improved the left ventricular outflow tract velocity time integral (surrogate of cardiac output) compared to native rhythm in a patient with ischemic cardiomyopathy and severe left ventricular dysfunction with underlying right bundle branch block.

Published

2016-03-04

Issue

Section

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