Biventricular pacemaker

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones
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Adult patient with cardiomegaly and features of heart failure. Biventricular pacemaker in situ.

Case Discussion

Biventricular pacemakers are used to achieve cardiac resynchronisation in patients with heart failure and do so by improving the priming efficiency of the atria, increasing stroke volume.

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Case information

rID: 13242
Published: 17th Mar 2011
Last edited: 13th Nov 2019
System: Chest, Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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