acc/aha pacemaker guidelines

Does pacing in the setting of AV block and myocardial infarction require the presence of symptoms?_5.jpg

Does pacing in the setting of AV block and myocardial infarction require the presence of symptoms?

No. Symptoms related to the form of block are not a requirement. The indications in large part are treated to the intraventricular conduction defects that result from infarction. The prognosis of patients requiring pacing is influenced more by the extent of the infarction than by symptoms. Pacing in the setting of an acute myocardial infarction […] Read more