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Synonyms for pacemaker

a leading instance in its field

a specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat

an implanted electronic device that takes over the function of the natural cardiac pacemaker

a horse used to set the pace in racing

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Obstructed patients who fail medical therapy, defined as lack of gradient reduction below 50 mmHg and persistent disabling symptoms, are usually offered invasive treatment: surgical septal myectomy, alcohol septal ablation, or DDD pacemaker.
OTC BULLETIN BOARD: CDCS), announced its second quarter performance, the release of its new DDD pacemaker, the receipt of $1 million in additional financing, and the addition of two new outside directors.
Objective: We aimed to investigate the effect of atrial pacing on left ventricular diastolic function and brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels in patients with DDD pacemaker.
The VIGOR SSI complements the already successful VIGOR DDD pacemaker, providing physician customers with a single-chamber addition to the successful VIGOR family of products.
At age 82, a transvenous DDD pacemaker was inserted because of symptomatic sinus pauses of up to 4 seconds.
While confronting a patient in whom the DDD pacemaker interrogation shows nearly 100% ventricular sensing, but electrocardiographic monitoring shows ventricular pacing, the most important probabilities are: a) Dislodgement of the atrial lead into the ventricle and ventricular capture by it; b) Inappropriate connection of the leads to the generator (atrial lead being connected to the ventricular channel of the generator and vice versa).