Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 27, Issue 5, pp 612–613 | Cite as

Successful Management of Acute Failure of the Systemic Right Ventricle with Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

  • Bahram KakavandEmail author
  • William I. Douglas
  • Joseph A. Manfredi
  • Thomas G. Di Sessa


Management of systemic right ventricular (RV) failure can be challenging. Anatomical abnormality due to congenital heart disease adds to the complexity when interventions are performed. We report a patient with acute systemic RV failure who was successfully managed with cardiac resynchronization therapy.


Systemic right ventricular failure Cardiac resynchronization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bahram Kakavand
    • 1
    Email author
  • William I. Douglas
    • 2
  • Joseph A. Manfredi
    • 3
  • Thomas G. Di Sessa
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Pediatric CardiologyUniversity of KentuckyLexingtonUSA
  2. 2.Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic SurgeryUniversity of KentuckyLexingtonUSA
  3. 3.Division of CardiologyUniversity of KentuckyLexingtonUSA

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