Revista médica de Chile
versión impresa ISSN 0034-9887
VERGARA S, Ismael; FRANGINI S, Patricia; GONZALEZ, Rolando y ALONSO M, Damián. Loss of biventricular resynchronization due to an uncommon cause: Report of one case. Rev. méd. Chile [online]. 2006, vol.134, n.7, pp. 887-892. ISSN 0034-9887. doi: 10.4067/S0034-98872006000700013.
Cardiac resynchronization therapy is a non-pharmacological treatment for patients with dilated cardiomyophaty and congestive heart failure. The success of this therapy depends of permanent biventricular stimulation. We report an 84 year-old man, with intermittent loss of biventricular pacemaker stimulation despite having adequate sensing and stimulation thresholds in the right atrium and both ventricles. The problem was solved after correcting some programming parameters
Palabras clave : Cardiac pacemaker, artificial; Cardiomyopathies; Cardiomyopathy, dilated; Heart block.