Case ReportImmediate Relief of Congestive Heart Failure by Ventricular Pacing in Chronic BradycardiaNtalianis, Argirios MD; Nanas, John N. MD, PhDAuthor Information From the University of Athens School of Medicine, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, “Alexandra” Hospital, Athens, Greece. Reprints: John N. Nanas, MD, PhD, Makedonias 24, 104 33, Athens, Greece. E-mail: [email protected]. Cardiology in Review: September 2006 - Volume 14 - Issue 5 - p e14-e15 doi: 10.1097/01.crd.0000181622.22277.b7 Buy Metrics Abstract We report the case of a patient with chronic bradycardia and congestive heart failure whose clinical and hemodynamic status improved immediately after the implantation of a VVI pacing system. The role of chronic bradycardia in the development of congestive heart failure is discussed. © 2006 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.