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Biventricular pacing for adults with AV block and heart failure

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2719 (Published 01 May 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2719

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Patients with atrioventricular (AV) block, heart failure, and left ventricular dysfunction usually need a ventricular pacemaker. Right ventricular pacing restores heart rate but may disturb left ventricular function in the long term. Biventricular pacing is technically harder …

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