Abstract:Objective -The biventricular pacing (BVP) approach has good results in the treatment of congestive heart failure (CHF) in patients (pts) with disorders of intraventricular conduction.
Methods -We have applied BVP to 28 pts, with left ventricular pacing using minitoracotomy in 3 pts and the transvenous aproach via coronary sinus in 25 pts. The mean duration of the QRS complexes wasHeart failure is currently considered a public health problem. In 1997, it accounted for 3.58% of all admissions in the Brazilian pu… Show more
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