Cardiac dysfunction and prolonged hemodynamic deterioration after implantable cardioverter-defibrillator shock in patients with systolic heart failure

Norihisa Toh, Nobuhiro Nishii, Kazufumi Nakamura, Takeshi Tada, Hiroki Oe, Satoshi Nagase, Kunihisa Kohno, Hiroshi Morita, Kengo F. Kusano, Hiroshi Itoh

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Abstract

Background: We investigated the acute effects of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator shock on myocardium, cardiac function, and hemodynamics in relation to left ventricular systolic function. Methods and Results: We studied 50 patients who underwent implantable cardioverter- defibrillator implantation and defibrillation threshold (DFT) testing: 25 patients with left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) ≥45% and 25 patients with LVEF

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)898-905
Number of pages8
JournalCirculation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology
Volume5
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2012

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Keywords

  • Cardiac function
  • Echocardiography
  • Hemodynamics
  • Implanted cardioverter defibrillators
  • Ventricular fibrillation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)
  • Medicine(all)

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