Direct His bundle pacing post AVN ablation.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Atrioventricular nodal (AVN) ablation with concomitant pacemaker implantation is one of the strategies that reduce symptoms in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). However, the long-term adverse effects of right ventricular (RV) apical pacing have led to the search for alternating sites of pacing. Biventricular pacing produces a significant improvement in functional capacity over RV pacing in patients undergoing AVN ablation. Another alternative site for pacing is direct His bundle to reduce the adverse outcome of RV pacing. Here, we present a case of direct His bundle pacing using steerable lead delivery system in a patient with symptomatic paroxysmal AF with concurrent AVN ablation.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Lakshmanadoss, U; Aggarwal, A; Huang, DT; Daubert, JP; Shah, A

Published Date

  • August 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 32 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 1101 - 1104

PubMed ID

  • 19659634

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1540-8159

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1540-8159.2009.02446.x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States