Published in Law and Health Weekly, July 15th, 2006
According to the review from Canada, "While cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is of proven benefit in selected patients with severe ischemic or dilated cardiomyopathy, refractory symptoms, and conduction delay, extrapolation to congenital heart disease is not straightforward. This rapidly expanding patient population commonly suffers from heart failure, particularly in the presence of a single or systemic right ventricle. Surgical repair may also contribute to ventricular asynchrony."
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