artificial pacemaker

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Noun1.artificial pacemaker - an implanted electronic device that takes over the function of the natural cardiac pacemakerartificial pacemaker - an implanted electronic device that takes over the function of the natural cardiac pacemaker
electronic device - a device that accomplishes its purpose electronically
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We report a child with fulminant myocarditis who was treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation combined with an artificial pacemaker.
Some medicines like good old quinidine have been shown to be effective in preventing life-threatening arrhythmias, but for those who can afford it, an implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD), similar to an artificial pacemaker battery, is surgically implanted just beneath the skin layer on the chest.
Earlier in September, after a series of health scares including a mild heart attack, Peres received an artificial pacemaker.
The committee revealed that Israeli Prison Service (IPS) has been refusing to re-implant an artificial pacemaker for Riyadh Dakhlallah al-'Amur, 45, who is sentenced to 11 life sentences in the Israeli prison of Eshel.
The complex's Cardiology Department established QRC and according to Dr Mohamed Habib, head, cardiology department, since its opening last May, it has conducted 120 diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac and peripheral catheterisation operations and implanted artificial pacemaker on many patients.
An artificial pacemaker replaces the missing beats and keeps the heart rate closer to a healthy 70 beats per minute.
Resuscitation of the stopped heart by intra cardiac therapy: experimental use of artificial pacemaker.
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.