heart pacemaker


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heart pacemaker

[′härt ′pās‚māk·ər]
(medicine)
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I was taken onto the Coronary Care Unit where a heart pacemaker was fitted a few days later.
FIGHTING FOR LIFE Andrew King with baby son Liam, who has been fitted with a heart pacemaker.
One such milestone was reached in February 1960 when the first heart pacemaker was fitted in Britain at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, following university research.
Despite having a heart pacemaker fitted last year, the comic maestro is still going strong.
They spent pounds 2,150 on the tickets and pounds 269 on insurance but Mrs Kennon - who had a heart pacemaker fitted several years ago - was taken ill on the flight to London.
Former Indonesian President Suharto underwent surgery on Wednesday for implantation of a permanent heart pacemaker.
one of the most successful heart pacemaker manufacturers, which he later sold to a Minnesota-based medical devices manufacturer.
A conventional heart pacemaker, for example, supplies a steady beat, whereas a person's heart varies its pace depending on his or her exertions.
The inquest in Wrexham heard that the widow had a heart pacemaker fitted on January 21 but she complained of shortage of breath.
A SON has been charged with attempted murder after cutting out his father's heart pacemaker with a penknife.
The device, called Activa, costs between $50,000 and $60,000 implanted and is similar in design to a heart pacemaker in pinpointing electrical charges within the body.
ED DOOLAN is back on air at BBC WM tomorrow - just 12 days after his second heart pacemaker operation in three months.