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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The prognosis of TCM is good, but extra care should be taken when there is coexistent conductive tissue disease as the need for permanent pacemakers may arise and fatality rate may also be high due to occurrence of malignant arrhythmias.
Interventricular septum perforation should be suspected in the presence of RBBB on ECG after implantation of a temporary or permanent pacemaker.
Subclavian vein puncture is commonly performed to insert the lead for permanent pacemakers and implantable defibrillators.
The effect of right ventricular outflow tract and apical pacing sites on electrocardiographic parameters in patients with permanent pacemakers. Arch Turk Soc Cardiol 2004; 32:152-7.
It also reduces the subsequent risk of atrial fibrillation, stroke and death along with prevention of pacemaker syndrome.3-6 The most common indications for permanent pacemaker implantation in congenital heart disease include bradycardia associated with poor cardiac output, congestive heart failure, poor exercise tolerance and ventricular dysfunction.6,7 Permanent pacing in paediatric population can be demanding due to several paediatric issues such as body growth, patient's size, lifestyle, presence of coexisting congenital heart disease and intracardiac shunts.3,6
The researchers did not find any significant increases in new permanent pacemaker insertions or leakage around the valve.
This was a descriptive cross-sectional study conducted from January to June 2018 at cardiac electrophysiology department ofArmed Forces Institute of Cardiology and National Institute of Heart Diseases (AFIC/NIHD).Our study participants included all consecutive patients, fulfilling the inclusion criteria, reporting to our department with complete AV blockand for whom permanent pacemaker implantation was indicated in accordance with the ACC/AHA/NASPE2002 guideline "Update for implantation of cardiac pacemakers and anti-arrhythmia devices"8.The inclusion criteria comprised of > 50 years of age, either gender and consent for implanting the cardiac device.
Temporary pacing leads used when a permanent pacemaker is either not necessary or is not immediately available.
SAVR patients experienced fewer permanent pacemaker implantations and less aortic regurgitation.
Permanent pacemaker and cardioverter-defibrillator implantation in patients with PLSVC can also become complicated because of the difficulties in reaching the right heartdue to the anomalous venous anatomy and problems associated with lead instability and displacement (6).
"This kind of tumour and procedure for its removal are very rare and high-risk as it could entail major complications such as heart block, damage to the valve and the heart, which could need replacement of the total valve and the insertion of a permanent pacemaker."

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