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Published online: 2006-10-11
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Biventricular pacing demonstrates similar effects in elderly and younger patients with advanced heart failure in the mid-term follow-up

Ewa Lewicka-Nowak, Alicja Dąbrowska-Kugacka, Anna Faran, Andrzej Kutarski, Rajmund Wilczek, Grażyna Świątecka, Grzegorz Raczak
Kardiol Pol 2006;64(9):975-983.

open access

Vol 64, No 9 (2006)
Other
Published online: 2006-10-11
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract

Background: Biventricular (BIV) pacing has been shown to improve haemodynamics and functional status of patients (pts) with advanced chronic heart failure (CHF). No study has determined the effects of BIV in relation to the age of pts. Aim: To compare the clinical outcome in two groups of pts: ≥65 years (yrs) and

Abstract

Background: Biventricular (BIV) pacing has been shown to improve haemodynamics and functional status of patients (pts) with advanced chronic heart failure (CHF). No study has determined the effects of BIV in relation to the age of pts. Aim: To compare the clinical outcome in two groups of pts: ≥65 years (yrs) and
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Keywords

heart failure; cardiac resynchronisation therapy; biventricular pacing

About this article
Title

Original article
Biventricular pacing demonstrates similar effects in elderly and younger patients with advanced heart failure in the mid-term follow-up

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 64, No 9 (2006)

Pages

975-983

Published online

2006-10-11

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2006;64(9):975-983.

Keywords

heart failure
cardiac resynchronisation therapy
biventricular pacing

Authors

Ewa Lewicka-Nowak
Alicja Dąbrowska-Kugacka
Anna Faran
Andrzej Kutarski
Rajmund Wilczek
Grażyna Świątecka
Grzegorz Raczak

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