In the article by Thibault et al, “Left Ventricular Versus Simultaneous Biventricular Pacing in Patients With Heart Failure and a QRS Complex ≥120 Milliseconds,” which published in the December 20, 2011 issue of the journal (Circulation. 2011;124:2874–2881), the authors included an incomplete Disclosure Statement. The Disclosure Statement should read:
“Dr Thibault received a research grant from St. Jude Medical, honoraria from St. Jude Medical, Sorin and Medtronic, and is a consultant for St. Jude, Sorin and Medtronic. Dr Ducharme received research grants from St. Jude Medical and Sorin, speaker's fees from Abbott and Servier and is a consultant for Bristol-Myers Squibb and Medtronic. Dr Harel received a research grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Dr O'Meara received research grants from Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Fonds de Ia Recherche Quebec en Sante, honoraria from Pfizer and Merck. Dr Guerra received speaker's fees from St. Jude Medical and Medtronic and has ownership interest in Sanofi, Aventis and Bayer. Dr Talajic received research grants from St. Jude Medical, Medtronic and Boston Scientific, speaker's fees and honoraria from Medtronic, and is on the Advisory Board of Medtronic. Dr Roy received a research grant from St. Jude Medical. Dr Khairy has a Canada Research Chair and received honoraria from Medtronic CryoCath LP. No other conflicts to report.”
“Dr Thibault is a consultant for St. Jude, Medtronic, and Sorin. The other authors report no conflicts.”
The current online version of the manuscript has been corrected. The authors apologize for the error.
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