International Journal of

Clinical CardiologyISSN: 2378-2951


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410273

The Impact of Novel Active Fixation Left Ventricular Leads and Conventional Passive Fixation Leads in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

Makoto Takano, MD, Hisao Matsuda, Tomoo Harada and Yoshihiro J Akashi

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: January 27, 2023

Left ventricular (LV) leads are important devices for stimulating the most delayed site in cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). Since April 2020, the Attain Stability Quad (ASQ) lead, which has a side helix for facilitating active fixation, has become available in Japan. We evaluated the benefits of ASQ leads compared with those of conventional passive fixation LV leads....

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