Cardiac resynchronization effect on pulmonary function

09/24/2013 | American Journal of Cardiology, The

This study concluded that increased lung volumes and bronchial conductance due to decreased pulmonary congestion and increased intrathoracic space contribute to an improved breathing pattern and decreased hyperventilation post-cardiac resynchronization therapy. Persistent alveolar-capillary membrane remodeling may account for unchanged spirometry, gas diffusion.

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