AHA 21 SMART-CRT: Effects of AV Optimization on CRT Outcomes

Published: 24 Nov 2021

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In this video, Dr Michael R Gold (Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, US) shares the primary results of the Smart-CRT Trial. The study investigated the efficacy of an atrioventricular optimization algorithm to improve reverse remodeling among patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in the presence of interventricular electrical delay.


Discussion Points
Rationale Behind the Study
Design and Patient Population
Key Results
Take-Home Messages
Next Steps


Recorded remotely from Charleston, 2021. 

Editor: Mirjam Boros