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What are heart pacemakers for?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Enusure that

Heart rate does not go below a certain rate by paving the right atrium or right ventricle or both (in general).

In brief: Enusure that

Heart rate does not go below a certain rate by paving the right atrium or right ventricle or both (in general).
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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Dr. Christopher White
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Regulate heart rate

Most are placed for patients with too slow heart rates, some can deliver shocks (aicd) for patients with rapid heart beats.
Rarely used to improve heart pumping function in patients with heart failure.

In brief: Regulate heart rate

Most are placed for patients with too slow heart rates, some can deliver shocks (aicd) for patients with rapid heart beats.
Rarely used to improve heart pumping function in patients with heart failure.
Dr. Christopher White
Dr. Christopher White
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