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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1958: Dr Ake Senning implanted the first internal heart pacemaker, in Stockholm.
The implantable heart pacemaker, a triumph of engineering, has been helping keep alive millions of individuals since the first fully implantable pacemaker was given to a patient in 1958 at the Karolinska Institute in Solna, Sweden.
New York engineer Wilson Greatbatch invented the world's first implantable heart pacemaker - but he didn't mean to.
At Spire Leeds Hospital I had an Enterra device, like a heart pacemaker, fitted which eased nausea and vomiting.
I strongly believe I have the right to decide if I want it off NINA ADAMOWICZ ON HER HEART PACEMAKER
THE lifesaving heart pacemaker - first used in Birmingham 56 years ago - has been celebrated as the city's most important invention.
She did not reveal details, but it has been known the artist had been fitted with a heart pacemaker for several years now.
Sheikh Sabah, who in February 2000 underwent heart pacemaker surgery, had also travelled to New York last September for medical tests.
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Sir David Attenborough The veteran nature presenter has undergone surgery for a pacemaker after it was found his heart rate was too slow with Dr Craig Lennox SIR David Attenborough had emergency surgery to insert a heart pacemaker last week.
Summary: Vatican City: Pope Benedict had a heart pacemaker installed some time ago but was not .
The claimant said the heart pacemaker implanted in his body at the hospital had a defect.