Acute pulmonary hypertension secondary to right ventricular pacing in a patient with sinus node dysfunction and severe ischemic cardiomyopathy.

Giancarlo H. Speziani, Javier Jimenez, Luis Rechani, Stephen Mallon, Alberto Interian, Robert Myerburg

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Abstract

Right ventricular pacing has been associated with worsening symptoms of heart failure in patients with cardiomyopathy. We describe a patient with severe ischemic cardiomyopathy and sinus node dysfunction who developed acute worsening of pulmonary hypertension immediately after right ventricular pacing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)159-161
Number of pages3
JournalCongestive heart failure (Greenwich, Conn.)
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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