Chapter 26. Troubleshooting

  1. Tom Kenny

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751602.ch26

The Nuts and Bolts of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

The Nuts and Bolts of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

How to Cite

Kenny, T. (ed) (2007) Troubleshooting, in The Nuts and Bolts of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy, Blackwell Publishing, Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751602.ch26

Editor Information

  1. Vice President Clinical Education & Training, St Jude Medical, Austin, Texas

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 4 APR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405153720

Online ISBN: 9780470751602

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • troubleshooting;
  • ventricular pacing;
  • oversensing;
  • high-voltage therapy;
  • dangerous scenarios

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The patient does not seem to respond to CRT

  • The patient is responding (at least somewhat) to CRT but there is less than 100% ventricular pacing

  • BV capture is unreliable, intermittent, or not happening!

  • The CRT-D system is delivering inappropriate therapy

  • The device does not defibrillate when appropriate

  • Conclusion