Imaging cardiac resynchronization therapy

Abraham, Theodore, Kass, David, Tonti, Giovanni, Tomassoni, Gery F., Abraham, William T., Bax, Jeroen J. and Marwick, Thomas H. (2009) Imaging cardiac resynchronization therapy. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, 2 4: 486-497. doi:10.1016/j.jcmg.2009.01.005


Author Abraham, Theodore
Kass, David
Tonti, Giovanni
Tomassoni, Gery F.
Abraham, William T.
Bax, Jeroen J.
Marwick, Thomas H.
Title Imaging cardiac resynchronization therapy
Journal name JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1936-878X
1876-7591
Publication date 2009-04-01
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1016/j.jcmg.2009.01.005
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 2
Issue 4
Start page 486
End page 497
Total pages 12
Place of publication New York, United States
Publisher Elsevier
Abstract Although a prognostic benefit has been shown from cardiac resynchronization therapy, questions are often directed toward the prediction of symptomatic or functional benefit. Recent multicenter trials have shown the pitfalls of current mechanical markers of left ventricular synchrony, but these negative trial results have not marked the conclusion of efforts to predict outcome. Potential new contributors to the assessment of mechanical synchrony include echocardiographic and magnetic resonance techniques for the assessment of myocardial deformation. Nonsynchrony markers that seem promising include assessment of the location and extent of myocardial scar and imaging of the coronary venous and phrenic nerve anatomy.
Keyword Cardiac magnetic resonance
Computed tomography
Echocardiography
Heart failure
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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