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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This access could be used to modify programming commands to the implanted pacemaker, which could result in patient harm from rapid battery depletion or administration of inappropriate pacing.
Spectranetics' device portfolio includes a range of catheters to treat coronary and peripheral artery disease, and the removal of implanted pacemaker and implantable cardioverter defibrillator leads.
Spectranetics is in vascular intervention to treat coronary and peripheral artery disease, and in lead management for the minimally invasive removal of implanted pacemaker and implantable cardioverter defibrillator leads.
Should an implanted pacemaker be designed with a higher level of security than an infusion pump?
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.
He further explained that originally, they thought that biological pacemaker cells could be a temporary bridge therapy for patients who had an infection in the implanted pacemaker area, but, these results shows that with more research, they might be able to develop a long-lasting biological treatment for patients.
Manegold JC, Israel CW, Ehrlich JR, Duray G, Pajitnev D, Wegener FT, Hohnloser SH (2007) External cardioversion of atrial fibrillation in patients with implanted pacemaker or cardioverter-defibrillator systems: a randomized comparison of monophasic and biphasic shock energy application.
ISLAMABAD -- Researchers have successfully implanted pacemaker electrodes into the brains of patients suffering from major depression, with symptoms of six out of seven of them improving considerably and rapidly.
3) A monitor in the cardiac catheterization lab at Milford Regional Medical Center displays a new implanted pacemaker.
An implanted pacemaker is a small, computerized device that senses when the spontaneous electrical signals in the heart have slowed to an abnormal level.