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CARDIAC RESYNCHRONISATION THERAPY IMPLANTATION

What is this?

Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy (CRT) is a type of permanent pacemaker or cardioverter defibrillator which can improve the heart pump function of patients suffering from Heart Failure The symptoms of heart failure could be breathlessness and ankle swelling and often the heart is enlarged and weakened. Some patients with heart failure develop problems with the electrical impulses spread through the heart, this may cause the heart to pump in an “uncoordinated” manner. CRT delivers electrical impulses via the pacemaker wires to both the left and right sides of the heart (biventricular pacing or resynchronize the heart function). It is not suitable for all heart failure patients.

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