Published in Cardiovascular Week, April 25th, 2005
"Recent observations suggest that frequent dual-chamber pacing" in ICD recipients "may adversely influence clinical outcomes," according to cardiologists in Austria.
As part of a "prospective, multicenter study," B. Strohmer and colleagues at Paracelsus Private Medical University "examined the relationship between the frequency of atrial (%AP) and ventricular pacing (%VP) and the incidence of atrial (AT) and/or ventricular tachyarrhythmias (VT) in a standard ICD population."
"A total of 141...
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