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pacemaker

1. Anatomy a small area of specialized tissue within the wall of the right atrium of the heart whose spontaneous electrical activity initiates and controls the beat of the heart
2. Med an electronic device for use in certain cases of heart disease to assume the functions of the natural cardiac pacemaker

pacemaker

[′pās‚māk·ər]
(medicine)
A pulsed battery-operated oscillator implanted in the body to deliver electric impulses to the muscles of the lower heart, either at a fixed rate or in response to a sensor that detects when the patient's pulse rate slows or ceases. Also known as cardiac pacemaker; heart pacer.
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Contract award: cyclical supply of single and dual chamber pacemakers, cardioverter single and dual chamber, kardiowerterEw- single- and dual-chamber defibrillators, crt pacemakers defibrillators kardiowerterEw- crt-ds, crt-p sets of electrodes and introducing sets for implantable heart devices laboratory of the district hospital in stalowa will.
2 dual chamber pacemaker with the ability to perform MRI with accessories,
Partial order 2: Delivery of dual chamber pacemaker DDD (R) electrodes.
Figure 5-17: Dual Chamber Pacemaker Market, Europe, 2007 - 2017 ([euro]) 141
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All participants had dual chamber pacemaker ICDs implanted and were then randomized to a pacing mode of ventricular backup pacing at a rate of 40 beats per minute or dual-chamber rate-responsive pacing with a lower pacing rate of 70 beats per minute.
The contract was divided into 8 parts - Part 1: cardioverter defibrillator resynchronizujacy,- Part 2: starter resynchronizujacy multipolar- Part 3: starter resynchronizujacy,- Part 4: cardioverter defibrillator with atrial sensing signals,- Part 5: cardioverter defibrillator DDD,- Part 6: dual chamber pacemaker,- Part 7: starter jednojamowy,- Part 8: subclavian vein puncture.
After atrioventricular junction ablation, a single or dual chamber pacemaker is implanted.