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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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TEHRAN (FNA)- A new article highlights the promise and limitations of new methods based on stem cell and reprogramming technologies to generate biological pacemakers that might one day replace electronic pacemakers.
Heart specialist Valentino Palermo said a pacemaker was the only option for Snooks.
The pacemaker is then connected to the heart via wires that can break over time.
This is the first time we've seen one-year follow-up data for this innovative, wireless cardiac pacing technology and our results show the leadless pacemaker is comparable to traditional pacemakers," Dr.
The researchers, employing a virus engineered to carry a single gene (Tbx18) that plays a key role in embryonic pacemaker cell development, directly reprogrammed heart muscle cells (cardiomyocytes) to specialized pacemaker cells.
It was a career-best run from him when he was the perceived pacemaker.
However, the rotating giant magnet that is the MRI can also create current (electricity) in the metal pacemaker wires that go to the heart - burning heart tissue - or those wires that go back up to the pacemaker itself, interfering with pacemaker pacing function and destroying the circuitry of the pacemaker.
Vera needed a pacemaker because her heart was beating too slowly, leaving her at risk of blackouts.
My answers apply to the Adapta DR pacemaker and not necessarily to other types of pacemakers.
Pacemaker longevity is usually defined as the interval between pacemaker implantation and detection of its end of service (3-5).
This increased impedance signal is perceived by the pacemaker as increased minute ventilation, which causes the ensuing tachycardia at the pre-programmed rate (3).
Both infections were related to foreign bodies and observed after pacemaker implantation.
The implanted tissue has kept the guinea pig hearts beating after their natural pacemaker cells were destroyed.
All of the patients in this retrospective study underwent at least two coronary angiographies, one before and one after pacemaker implantation, Dr.