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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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It underlines that lack of security parameters, such as a physician's consent to authenticate a pacemaker, constitute the biggest risk to a patient.
According to doctors, the risk associated with the routine pacemaker is reducing by almost 50 percent, like lead infection, pacemaker pocket infection, venous obstruction etc.
The patient had a history of VVI pacemaker implantation for complete atrioventricular (AV) block following 3-vessel bypass surgery for coronary artery disease before 10 years.
These human pacemaker cells were tested in rat hearts and were shown to function as a biological pacemaker, by activating the electrical impulses that trigger the contraction of the heart.
More than 4 million people worldwide have an implanted pacemaker or other cardiac rhythm management device, and an additional 700,000 patients receive the devices each year.
More than 4m people worldwide have an implanted pacemaker or other cardiac rhythm management device, and an additional 700,000 patients receive the devices each year.
The LEADLESS II study also highlighted the retrievability of the Nanostim leadless pacemaker, which allows the Nanostim leadless pacemaker to be repositioned throughout the implant procedure and retrieved even after more than a year implanted in patients when necessary.
Approximately one in 10 patients who have a pacemaker at some point will experience a problem with the system, and the weakest links are the wires and the surgical pocket," says Daniel Cantillon, MD, a Cleveland Clinic cardiologist.
Because even a few seconds without a heartbeat can lead to serious consequences, a biological pacemaker would need to exhibit very robust and reliable performance.
But now he has his nine lives back as the first cat to have a pacemaker op at the University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine.
The pacemaker and the pacemaker, consistent removal of instruments will be needed in cases where the individual subject has become infected pacemaker and pacemaker has been potilalla a long time.
Regionally North America held the largest revenue share in the pacemaker market as the consequence of large population base suffering from cardiac disorders.
Professor John Morgan of Southampton University, has fitted the pacemaker no bigger than a pill into UK patients for the first time.
Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ) revealed on Tuesday the completion of the first enrollments under its LEADLESS Pacemaker Observational Study evaluating the Nanostim leadless pacing technology.