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  • http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0062974/
  • A pacemaker is a small device that's placed in the chest or abdomen to help control abnormal heart rhythms.
  • http://my.clevelandclinic.org/services/heart/services/arrhythmia-...
  • A pacemaker is a device that sends small electrical impulses to the heart muscle to maintain a suitable heart rate or to stimulate the lower chambers of the heart (ventricles).
  • http://www.uptodate.com/contents/pacemakers-beyond-the-basics
  • Pacemakers are electronic devices that stimulate the heart with electrical impulses to maintain or restore a normal heartbeat.
  • http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/P/pacemaker.html
  • A pacemaker is a small device that's placed under the skin of the chest or abdomen to help control abnormal heart rhythms.
  • http://www.wikidoc.org/index.php/Artificial_pacemaker
  • The preceding implantable devices all suffered from the unreliability and short lifetime of the available primary cell technology which was mainly that of the mercury battery.
  • http://www.chfpatients.com/implants/pacemakers.htm
  • Pacemakers are small electrical generators that control your heart beat.
  • https://www.bhf.org.uk/heart-health/treatments/pacemakers
  • A pacemaker is a small electrical device which is used to treat some abnormal heart rhythms that can cause your heart to beat too slowly or miss beats.
  • http://www.billingsclinic.com/health-info/library/document-viewer...
  • For example, a pacemaker may be a good choice if your heart rate is very slow and you have symptoms like dizziness or fainting.
  • http://www.chw.org/medical-care/herma-heart-center/conditions/liv...
  • Even so, certain precautions must be taken into consideration when a child has an artificial pacemaker.
  • http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pacemakerimplantation/pages/introduc...
  • Having a pacemaker fitted means that a small electrical device called a pacemaker will need to be surgically implanted in your chest.
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    News

    'Antibiotic envelope' may cut infection risk after pacemaker implant
    United Press International - Wednesday, March 20, 2019
    Powering a pacemaker with a patient's heartbeat
    Science Daily - Sunday, March 10, 2019
    Nurse who suffered allergic reaction to own pacemaker needs new one made of gold
    News Now - Sunday, March 10, 2019
    Coming Soon: Battery-Free Pacemakers Powered by the Heart?
    Health Day - Sunday, March 10, 2019
    Canada Ottawa unveils plan to make medical devices such as insulin pumps, pacemakers safer
    The Globe and Mail - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Wireless 'Pacemaker for the Brain' Could Offer New Treatment for Neurological Disorders
    Science Daily - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Nerve zapper that ends the indignity of those little leaks: How a battery-powered pacemaker implanted into the buttock could solve bladder control problems
    Daily Mail - Thursday, December 6, 2018
    ME & MY OPERATION Smartphone? Now it's heartphone: A new hi-tech pacemaker means you can check up on it by clicking on your mobile
    Daily Mail - Thursday, December 6, 2018
    Faulty pacemaker raises concerns over medical device testing
    The Guardian - Sunday, November 25, 2018
    More than 1,000 patients have died in just three years 'after having faulty implants including pacemakers and breast implants', investigation reveals
    Daily Mail - Sunday, November 25, 2018
    Tiny Pacemakers Aim to Make Infant Heart Surgeries Less Invasive, While Cutting Operating Costs and Time
    Science Daily - Tuesday, November 20, 2018
    "Nothing stopping us": How medical devices like pacemakers can be hacked
    CBS News - Sunday, November 11, 2018
    Inventor of the first wearable, battery-powered pacemaker
    The Globe and Mail - Thursday, November 1, 2018
    Bodybuilder, 28, has a pacemaker fitted weeks before her first bikini competition after battling a rare heart defect her entire life
    Daily Mail - Wednesday, October 31, 2018
    Depressed Man Refuses Life-Saving Pacemaker; Now What?
    Medpage Today - Saturday, October 27, 2018
    Medtronic co-founder who created wearable pacemaker dies
    Star Tribune - Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    Creator of the wearable pacemaker dies
    CBS News - Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    Tens of thousands of pacemaker wearers missing out on MRI scan due to perceived dangers
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    When is a pacemaker used to treat an irregular heartbeat and how is it implanted? (James Roth, MD)
         
    James Roth, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin electrophysiologist, talks about how a pacemaker is used to treat arrhythmia or irregular heartbeat. He also describes the process for implanting a pacemaker. Dr. Roth is part of the Arrhythmia Program team at ...

    Pacemakers & Implantable Defibrillators: How are they implanted and what is their function?
         
    Learn how pacemakers and implantable defibrillators are implanted as well as their function in helping with too slow or too fast heart rhythms. Learn what medical and electrical equipment you need to be cautious about coming in contact with. What ...

    What is a pacemaker?
         
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    Cardiac Electronic Devices: Pacemakers and ICDs
         
    Dr. Joseph Souza, Electrophysiologist with Asheville Cardiology Associates, provides an overview of the range of implantable device options including permanent pacemaker, implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), and biventricular pacemaker. He discu...

    What Percent of Patients Get Pacemakers After Heart Valve Surgery?
         
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    Arrhythmia Alliance Founder & Trustee, Trudie Lobban MBE speaks live on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester with Elliot Webb on everything you need to know about pacemakers. With thanks to BBC Hereford & Worcester.

    MRI - the future of imaging. ; And what about pacemaker patients?
         

    Johnny Had A Pacemaker
         
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    A new pacemaker that allows patients with the device to undergo magnetic resonance imaging recently received conditional approval from the US Food and Drug Administration.
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    An expert consensus has been issued giving physicians guidance in monitoring patients with implantable cardiac devices, such as pacemakers and defibrillators.
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    You may have a device that combines a pacemaker and an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), which can shock your heart back to a normal rhythm.
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    All ICDs have a built-in pacemaker.
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    Cross-Section of a Chest With a Pacemaker.
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