Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Acute effects of resynchronisation treatment on functional mitral regurgitation in dilated cardiomyopathy
  1. O A Breithardt,
  2. H P Kühl,
  3. C Stellbrink
  1. olebreithardt{at}

Statistics from

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.

A 71 year old woman presented with severe shortness of breath (New York Heart Association (NYHA) functional class IV) despite optimised medical treatment (angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, β blocker, spironolactone, and digoxin). ECG revealed first degree atrioventricular (AV) block (PR interval 256 ms) and left bundle branch block (QRS duration 190 ms). Two dimensional echocardiography showed severe …

View Full Text