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 committee added that al-'Amur had underwent an open heart surgery two years ago and that he would not have adequate heart rate unless he has a new artificial pacemaker transplanted for him.
Resuscitation of the stopped heart by intra cardiac therapy: experimental use of artificial pacemaker. Arch Intern Med 1969;50:283.
Other catheter device delivery applications include insertion of chest drains and central venous catheters, insertion of PEG tubes, and insertion of the leads for an artificial pacemaker or implantable cardioverter-defibrillator.
An artificial pacemaker takes over the heart's natural one, sending electrical impulses which make the heart contract and produce a heartbeat.
Complex Arrhythmias: Self Assessment--Artifacts Due to Muscle Tremors Resembling Atrial Flutter or Runaway, Artificial Pacemaker (Case 73).
That's when an artificial pacemaker can provide the jolt, keeping the heart beating.
Your artificial pacemaker is a twentieth century marvel; it's medical science's solution to the electrical problems of a slow heartbeat.
An artificial pacemaker can take charge of sending electrical signals to make the heart beat if the heart's natural pacemaker is not working properly or its electrical pathway is blocked.