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Effect of left ventricular remodeling after cardiac resynchronization therapy on frequency of ventricular arrhythmias

      Abstract

      We evaluated whether cardiac resynchronization therapy affects the prevalence of ventricular tachycardia in relation to reverse remodeling in patients with end-stage heart failure. Clinical, echocardiographic, and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) data of 17 patients with ICDs were obtained before and after they had received an upgrade to an ICD-cardiac resynchronization therapy device.
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