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Loss of left bundle branch block following biventricular pacing therapy for heart failure: evidence for electrical remodeling?

José Dizon, Evelyn Horn, John Neglia, Norma Medina, Hasan Garan
Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology: An International Journal of Arrhythmias and Pacing 2004, 10 (1): 47-50
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Cardiac resynchronization therapy has been proven to improve symptoms and indices of left ventricular function in patients with heart failure and intraventricular conduction delays. We present a case of a patient with New York Association Class III heart failure and left bundle branch block, who received a biventricular pacemaker in order to achieve cardiac resynchronization. Her symptoms improved markedly, as did left ventricular ejection fraction and dimensions. In addition, her intrinsic QRS duration normalized. This may represent a salutory effect of biventricular pacing on electrical remodeling.

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