Effects of pacemaker and implantable cardioverter defibrillator electrodes on tricuspid regurgitation and right sided heart functions

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Arabi P., ÖZER N., Ates A. H., YORGUN H., Oto A., AYTEMİR K.

CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL, vol.22, no.6, pp.637-644, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/cj.a2015.0060
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.637-644
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The aim of this study was to assess the effect of trans-tricuspid placement of permanent pacemaker (PPM), implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) and cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) leads prospectively on tricuspid valve and right-sided heart functions using two-dimensional echocardiography.