Table 1

Commercially Available Pacing Algorithms for Single-Lead Left Ventricular Multipoint Pacing and Possible Pacing Configurations

Feature NameBoston Scientific
MultiSite Pacing
St. Jude
Multipoint Pacing
Medtronic
Multiple Point Pacing
Biotronik
MultiPole Pacing
CE Mark StatusEstablished 1Q 2017ApprovedApprovedApproved
Pacing Vectors Available1710512
LVa - LVb Timing OffsetIndependent cathodes
0–100 ms
Independent cathodes
5–80 ms offsets
Tied cathodes, no offsetsIndependent cathodes
0–50 ms
Automatic Programming RecommendationYes
SmartVector algorithm automatically recommends settings
Yes
Options for choosing based on RV-LV or widest spacing
None for MPPUnknown
Pacing ConfigurationsBi-V
LV only
Bi-VBi-V
LV only
Bi-V

CE = European Commission; Bi-V = biventricular; LV = left ventricular; MPP = MultiPoint Pacing; RV = right ventricular.