biventricular pacing


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pacing

 [pās´ing]
1. regulation of the rate of a physiologic process, such as by providing timed stimuli.
biventricular pacing that in which a lead is used to deliver current directly to the left ventricle, in addition to those used to deliver current to the right atrium and ventricle, so that the ventricles can be induced to pump in synchrony.
cardiac pacing regulation of cardiac rhythm (or the rate of contraction of the heart muscle) with electrical stimuli from a pulse generator or an artificial pacemaker.
diaphragm pacing (diaphragmatic pacing) electrophrenic respiration.
dual chamber pacing control of the heart rate by means of an artificial pacemaker that paces, senses, or does both in the atria and in the ventricles.
single chamber pacing control of the heart rate by an artificial pacemaker that paces and senses in either atria or ventricles, usually in the latter.
transthoracic pacing a system of single or dual chamber epicardial pacing in which the electrode wires are sewn directly onto the epicardium and brought out through an incision in the chest wall. See also epicardial pacemaker.
transvenous pacing a system of single or dual chamber endocardial pacing in which the electrode wires are passed through veins into the right atrium or ventricle. See also transvenous pacemaker.

biventricular pacing

that in which a lead is used to deliver current directly to the left ventricle, in addition to those used to deliver current to the right atrium and ventricle, so that the ventricles can be induced to pump in synchrony.

biventricular pacing

A cardiac pacemaker in which the leads are placed in the right atrium, right ventricle and left ventricle.

Indications
Management of patients with heart failure with abnormal intraventricular conduction—e.g., left bundle branch block on ECG, resulting in deranged ventricular contraction or dyssynchrony.
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But 20%-30% of HF patients who receive biventricular pacing are unresponsive to it, and among patients who do experience marked symptomatic improvement, the benefits often begin to fade after about a year.
About the WiSE-CRT WiSE-CRT is a 100 patient feasibility and safety trial being conducted in Europe demonstrating biventricular pacing capture with WiCS.
The results of the PAVE [Left Ventricular-Based Cardiac Stimulation Post AV Nodal Ablation Evaluation] study suggest that biventricular pacing should be the preferred mode of therapy in patients undergoing AV nodal ablation for control of chronic atrial fibrillation," PAVE principal investigator Dr.
The InSync system, the first pacemaker approved to treat CHF symptoms, is an atrial synchronous biventricular pacing device with two ventricular ports and an atrial port.
New treatments for heart failure include surgical treatments and device therapy, such as biventricular pacing and defibrillation.
Wednesday, May 13 -- Insights into Percent Biventricular Pacing in Heart Failure Patients.
An individualized optimization strategy for biventricular pacing (BiVP) as cardiac resynchronization therapy is not yet feasible in daily clinical routine (1, 2).
A recent secondary analysis of data from last year's Multicenter InSync Randomized Clinical Evaluation trial raises a "really disturbing" question about patient selection for biventricular pacing therapy, Dr.
Called biventricular pacing, this causes both ventricles to contract at almost the same time, like in a normal heart.
A new alert in the CONFIENT ICD that notifies physicians if a patient's percentage of right ventricular pacing increases above a programmable threshold -- A new alert in the LIVIAN CRT-D that notifies physicians if a patient's percentage of biventricular pacing falls below a programmable threshold -- A programmable atrial arrhythmia burden alert in the CONFIENT ICD and the LIVIAN CRT-D that enables physicians to detect and manage arrhythmias.
Through the 87-lead BSPM isochronous maps, ventricular activation times (VAT) of both right (RV) and left ventricles (LV) were analysed, in two situations: (1) native LBBB and (2) during biventricular pacing.