Image-guided cardiac resynchronization

David Schwartzman, Erik Schelbert, Evan Adelstein, John Gorcsan, Prem Soman, Samir Saba

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Aims: To facilitate placement of left ventricular leads during cardiac resynchronization therapy system implantation. Methods and results: Preoperative magnetic resonance images of the left ventricle were rapidly integrated into the operative field, without compromise to standard workflow. The information contained in the images was used by the surgeon to guide implantation of the left ventricular lead. Conclusion: This technique may have promise for improving resynchronization outcomes by facilitating more optimal left ventricular lead positioning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)877-880
Number of pages4
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)


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