cardiac pacemaker


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Noun1.cardiac pacemaker - a specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat
cardiac muscle, heart muscle - the muscle tissue of the heart; adapted to continued rhythmic contraction
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Cardiac pacemaker devices are small, battery-operated devices that senses heart beating irregularities and sends a signal to heart to makes it beat at the adequate pace.
USPRwire, Mon Sep 29 2014] Netscribes' latest market research report titled Cardiac Pacemaker Market in India 2014 analyses how the market for medical devices is gaining prominence within the healthcare sector in India and how cardiac devices has become an indispensable part of this sector.
One issue that has arisen is whether ECT can be safely given in the presence of a cardiac pacemaker and whether any special precautions need to be followed in administering anaesthesia and ECT to this patient group.
A thimbleful of some radioactive isotopes could theoretically run a cardiac pacemaker or a sensor on a space probe for decades.
Ultimately - maybe a decade down the road - we may be able to use such cell-based technologies in humans to free them from cardiac pacemaker devices.
After stunning the aerospace industry, Mann headed a request by Johns Hopkins University to help develop a cardiac pacemaker that could last longer than two years.
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com)-- Cardiac Pacemaker Market in India 2014 analyses how the market for medical devices is gaining prominence within the healthcare sector in India and how cardiac devices has become an indispensable part of this sector.
Her doctor said Stacy, 14, was the first child in the United States to receive the new implantable cardiac pacemaker designed in the Netherlands with a new feature that senses when the heart rate slows abnormally.
Lyman and his colleagues found the exposure to 50 to 100 microamperes of electricity -- comparable to that produced by a cardiac pacemaker -- reduced the infectivity of the AIDS virus (HIV) by 50 to 95 percent.
Edgerton for the invention of the stroboscope, Wilson Greatbatch for his cardiac pacemaker, Luther Burbank for his Elberta peach plant patent, and Ernest H.