Relationship between fragmented QRS and response to cardiac resynchronization therapy


Celikyurt U., Agacdiken A., ŞAHİN T., Al N., VURAL A., Ural D.

JOURNAL OF INTERVENTIONAL CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, vol.35, no.3, pp.337-342, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10840-012-9715-0
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF INTERVENTIONAL CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.337-342
  • Keywords: Cardiac resynchronization therapy, Fragmented QRS, Dyssynchrony, Reverse remodeling, LEFT-VENTRICULAR DYSSYNCHRONY, HEART-FAILURE PATIENTS, ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, MORTALITY, PREDICTION, COMPLEXES, SELECTION, SURVIVAL, DURATION, NARROW
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is an effective treatment for heart failure (HF) with a wide QRS. Fragmented QRS (fQRS) on a 12-lead electrocardiography (ECG) has been shown to predict cardiac events in several patient populations. We aimed to investigate the relationship between fragmented wide QRS (f-wQRS) and left ventricular dyssynchrony and response to CRT.