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Biventricular pacing in children with complete atrioventricular block*

  • Fumiaki Shikata (a1), Mitsugi Nagashima (a1) and Takashi Higaki (a2)

Abstract

We performed pacemaker implantation with biventricular pacing using a usual dual-chamber pacemaker device in three children with complete atrioventricular block. The post-operative QRS durations were 114, 112, and 106 milliseconds in patients 1, 2, and 3, respectively. Post-operative echocardiography revealed well-synchronised left ventricles. Biventricular pacing in children with complete atrioventricular block may be useful for shortening the QRS duration.

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Correspondence to: F. Shikata, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ehime University, Shitsukawa Toon City, Ehime 791-1125, Japan. Tel: +81 89 960 5331; Fax: +81 89 960 5332; E-mail: shika@blue.ocn.ne.jp

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Presented at the Second Asia-Pacific Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Korea, 27–30 May, 2008.

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Biventricular pacing in children with complete atrioventricular block*

  • Fumiaki Shikata (a1), Mitsugi Nagashima (a1) and Takashi Higaki (a2)

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