A pacemaker is a small device implanted in the chest to regulate the beat of the heart. Pacemakers may be used to treat a variety of heart problems, including irregularities of the heart’s rhythm (called arrhythmias) and weakness of the heart muscle.
In this procedure, an impulse generator (called a pacemaker) is implanted in the chest to regulate the rhythm of the heart.
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