artificial pacemaker

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

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The 11th world survey of cardiac pacing and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: calendar year 2009 - a World Society of Arrhythmia's project.
The definitive treatment of oleander poisoning is digoxin specific FAB (fragmented antibodies) to digitalis alkaloids, which is not available here, as also cardiac pacing.
Cardiovascular specialists from the US address the basics of pacing and defibrillation, the hemodynamics of cardiac pacing, indications, choosing the device generator and leads, techniques for implantation and extraction and avoiding complications, complications and their prevention, timing cycles, programming, sensor technology for rate-adaptive pacing and hemodynamic optimization, troubleshooting, radiography of implantable devices, electromagnetic interference, and follow-up.
During my tenure of this post, I introduced exercise stress tests, M-Mode, 2-D, Doppler and color flow echocardiography, 24- hour electrocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac pacing, cardiac electrophysiology, cardiac biopsy, coronary angioplasty, endocardial ablation, and implantation of cardiac defibrillators.
LAHORE -- A three-day international conference on Cardiac Pacing and Clinical Electro-physiology and PIC Heart Talk 2012 commenced under the aegis of the Punjab Institute of Cardiology at a local hotel on Friday.
At Heart Rhythm 2012, BIOTRONIK is engaged in supporting the EPIC Alliance Meeting and the Max Schaldach Research Fellowship in Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology.
As the leading professional group representing the allied specialties of cardiac pacing and cardiac electrophysiology, the Society plays an important role not only in education, but also as an intermediary between government regulatory agencies and its members.
Wilkoff, professor of medicine and director of cardiac pacing and tachyarrhythmia devices at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
Lawrence Rosenthal, Director of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester MA, St.
of Minnesota School of Medicine) present a text on the principles and practices of cardiac pacing and defibrillation written by and for implanting and follow-up physicians, those in training, and device engineers in the US and UK.
This meant that patients whose hearts would previously have been too slow to maintain active, or indeed any, life could benefit from cardiac pacing.
Wilkoff, lead investigator of PREPARE and director of cardiac pacing and tachyarrhythmia devices at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
They offer specific recommendations on cardiac pacing, anticoagulation therapy, pharmaceutical prophylaxis, intraoperative interventions, and pharmacologic control of ventricular rate and rhythm.
Physicians use stylets to deliver a device, such as a cardiac pacing lead, to a specific site in the body.
Published in partnership with NASPE-Heart Rhythm Society (Natick, MA), Heart Rhythm will be published monthly for academic researchers, private practitioners, technicians, trainees, and related medical and industry professionals involved in cardiac pacing and electrophysiology.