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Pacemaker - What it is

A pacemaker is a device that sends small electrical impulses to the heart muscle to maintain a suitable heart rate or to stimulate the lower chambers of the heart (ventricles).

The primary purpose of a pacemaker is to maintain an adequate heart rate, either because the heart's natural pacemaker is not fast enough, or because there is a block in the heart's electrical conduction system.

Pacemaker - Symptoms

Pacemaker - How to prevent?

Pacemaker - Diagnosis

Pacemaker - Other Information

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