Published in Healthcare Mergers, Acquisitions and Ventures Week, June 11th, 2005
For patients with "heart failure and sinus rhythm," safe and effective CRT requires "the proper detection of atrial signals and reliable atrial pacing for AV-synchronous ventricular pacing," cardiologists in Germany explained.
A. Schuchert and colleagues at the University of Hamburg conducted a study "to compare atrial pacing and sensing characteristics in patients with transvenous CRT and patients with standard pacing indications."
"The study group consisted of 31 heart failure patients with depressed...
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