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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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A total of 116 AVB patients, who received DDD pacemakers implantation with the percentage of ventricular pacing (VP%) ≥40% from April 22, 2011 to December 24, 2012, were prospectively randomized to olmesartan group (20 mg per day; n = 57) or control group (n = 59).
Medikal tedaviye cevap vermeyen ve obstruksiyonu olan hastalara genellikle cerrahi septal miyektomi, alkol septal ablasyonu veya DDD pacemaker onerilir.
Procurement Implantable Biventricular Pacemaker (With Resynchronization) Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Vvir Type Probe Ssi Unicameral Stimulator Pocket Ddd Pacemaker Bicameral Pocket
Group 5 Electrodes for stimulation - 100 pcs Group 6 BiV resynchronizujacy DDD pacemaker (CRT - P) - 5 pcs.