Critical appraisal of methods to assess mechanical dyssynchrony

Cheuk Man Yu, Jeroen J. Bax, John Gorcsan

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There is a learning curve for dyssynchrony assessment. Without proper dyssynchrony training and experience accumulation in a large number of implanting centers worldwide, a rush into multicenter trials that only focus on experienced device implantation will not be possible to replicate the role of dyssynchrony assessment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-28
Number of pages11
JournalCurrent Opinion in Cardiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2009


  • Cardiac resynchronization therapy
  • Dyssynchrony
  • Echocardiography


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