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How do pacemakers function?

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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Pacemaker

When the heart rate slows down to a certain level the the pacer senses this then puts out an electrical impulse to cause the heart to contract.

In brief: Pacemaker

When the heart rate slows down to a certain level the the pacer senses this then puts out an electrical impulse to cause the heart to contract.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Howard Rubin
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Speed up heart

If your heart is beating too slow, wires are placed into the heart and hooked to a battery which sends an electrical impulse to the heart making it contract at a faster rate.

In brief: Speed up heart

If your heart is beating too slow, wires are placed into the heart and hooked to a battery which sends an electrical impulse to the heart making it contract at a faster rate.
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
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