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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It is pertinent to mention that a cardiac pacemaker and seven stents have already been implanted in Mansoor's heart.
The brain pacemaker, similar to a cardiac pacemaker device, consists of thin electrical wires that can be surgically implanted into the patients' frontal lobes of the brains via deep brain stimulation, Health News reported.
The success rates of implant are close to 99% in global trials, and they have also shown 48% lesser complications than traditional pacemakers, when it comes to cardiac pacemaker insertion.
It is estimated to affect 5.6–12.0 million people in 2050 and will lead to more than 400,000 annual sudden cardiac deaths in the United States.[sup][2] Implanting a cardiac pacemaker is the most effective way for treating patients with bradyarrhythmia.[sup][3],[4],[5],[6] In the past decades, cardiac pacemakers has saved millions of patients suffering from cardiac bradyarrhythmia and has improved the quality of life of patients.[sup][7]
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.
When the cardiac slowing is marked, the cardiologist may be consulted to insert an electronic cardiac pacemaker. This is rarely necessary.
RAMALLAH, January 16, 2016 (WAFA) - The Israeli Prison Service has been refusing to re-implant an artificial cardiac pacemaker for a Palestinian detainee suffering from heart diseases, Saturday revealed the Palestinian Detainees and Ex-Detainees Committee.
To create biological pacemakers, one approach is to coax stem cells to become specialized cardiac pacemaker cells that are normally found within the sinoatrial node of the heart.
Leadless cardiac pacemaker: Pacemaker technology hasn't changed much since 1958.
Ivabradine is an oral drug that inhibits the If current ("funny" current) in the sinoatrial node, the body's cardiac pacemaker. Ivabradine works to slow the heart rate without negative effects on myocardial contractility or ventricular repolarization.
[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.