cardiac pacemaker


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cardiac pacemaker

[′kärd·ē‚ak ′pā‚smā·kər]
(medicine)
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Our patient had a 5-year-old DDD cardiac pacemaker implanted via the right subclavian vein access instead of the left subclavian vein; however, there was no information regarding LSIVC and PLSVC concomitance from his previous hospital records.
An estimated 750,000 patients with cardiac bradyarrhythmia undergo cardiac pacemaker implantation every year all over the world.[sup][8] Although the clinical application of pacemakers grew rapidly in China, the implantation cases was 35/1 million in 2012, which was significantly lower than the numbers in Europe (951/1 million in 2010).[sup][9] Although great progression has been made in China at the field of cardiac device implantation,[sup][10],[11],[12],[13] we have to recognize that only 3% patients with symptomatic cardiac bradyarrhythmia undergo pacemaker implantation.
de Klerk has entered hospital on Tuesday to have a cardiac pacemaker installed.
Chen D, Philip M, Philip PA, Monga TN (1990) Cardiac pacemaker inhibition by transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation.
Similar to a cardiac pacemaker, the implant is programmed to stimulate the bladder nerves located in the lower back (sacrum), to relax or tense as urine fills the bladder or as elimination of urine is required, Dr Gahfouri said.
This article reviews a technology that utilizes the human heart to generate power for a cardiac pacemaker, significantly reducing the footprint of the power supply.
Lee, 85, had ''minor surgery'' to implant a cardiac pacemaker, the office of his son, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, said in a statement.
CANADIAN John Hopps invented the cardiac pacemaker in 1950.
One issue that has arisen is whether ECT can be safely given in the presence of a cardiac pacemaker and whether any special precautions need to be followed in administering anaesthesia and ECT to this patient group.
A thimbleful of some radioactive isotopes could theoretically run a cardiac pacemaker or a sensor on a space probe for decades.
Major breakthroughs pioneered at VA include the cardiac pacemaker, the CAT scan, and the development of radio-immune assay techniques.