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A pacemaker is a device which sends electrical signals to the heart triggering heartbeats when needed. There are many ways to implant and configure a pacemaker; it may beat the top chambers (atria), lower chambers (ventricles) or both. Some systems stimulate both the left and right ventricles together. Pacemakers generally treat abnormally slow heart rhythms and certain ...Read more
White string coming out of incision? I had a pacemaker put in about 3 weeks ago. They didn't put stitches in, they just glued it shut. Today, i noticed a little piece of what i thought was glue, so i pulled on it trying to get it off. Then i realized it w
I had a pacemaker put in in 08..But sometimes ir feels like I have another heartbeat? I have problems breathing...But pacemaker is working good .
Very swollen ankle and lower calves.. Walks a mile everyday decent diet... Pacemaker put in a year ago?
Oedema: Multiple potential aerological mechanisms come to mind;you need a detailed history and physical examination ...Read more
I had a pacemaker put in last year and had a ablation done also. Now they want to do a atrial ventricular node. How would this help me?
AV node ablation: AV node ablation prevents the fast heart rhythm in the upper chambers (such as SVT or atrial fibrillation), from affecting the lower chambers. If the fast rate of the lower chambers can not be controlled, it could damage your heart. The concern is that the AV node ablation, leaves you dependent on the pacemaker for life. Continue discussing with heart rhythm specialist, to answer all questions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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