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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For those who can afford it, however, an implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD), similar to an artificial pacemaker battery, could be surgically implanted just beneath the skin layer on the chest.
The prototype battery achieved an output power of about 1 microwatt, while the power density per cubic centimeter was 10 microwatts, which is enough for a modern artificial pacemaker. Nickel-63 has a half-life of 100 years, so the battery packs about 3,300 milliwatt-hours of power per 1 gram--10 times more than electrochemical cells.
We report a child with fulminant myocarditis who was treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation combined with an artificial pacemaker. (Turk Pediatri Ars 2017; 52: 101-4)
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.
In 1932, American physiologist Albert Hyman built the first device called an 'artificial pacemaker'.
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.