pacemaker

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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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After then, permanent epicardial pacemaker was implanted.
Therefore, permanent epicardial pacemaker was implanted because of increased risk of sudden death.
In the first stage, following median sternotomy a pocket for the generator was prepared at the left pectoral area and a new permanent epicardial pacemaker (St Jude Medical Identity ADxSR SSIR 5180,REF:1084T-54CM) was implanted .