Category: Pacemakers

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Implantation Of Cardioverter Defibrillator

  What is a defibrillator?   The defibrillator (ICD) is an electronic device that constantly monitors the heart rhythm. When it detects a rapid, abnormal heart rate, it offers energy to the muscle, making...

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Life with a Pacemaker

Before implanting a pacemaker are made a few investigations to confirm the indication: recording the heart rate for 24 hours (Holter ECG); Electrophysiological study which consists in exploring ways of driving electricity to the...

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Cardiac Pacemakers

Cardiac pacemaker implant or pacing is used to treat bradyarrhythmias and symptoms like syncope. A bradyarrhythmia represents any sort of rhythm or conduction disorder of the heart, which has the consequence of a low...