Pacemaker Warnings?

Answer Doctors place pacemakers in patients for various reasons. The heart may not be beating fast enough or there may be a problem with the electrical signals that cause the heart to beat. A doctor place... Read More »

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What is another name for a pacemaker?

The sinoatrial (SA) node, or the heart's "natural" pacemaker, causes the heart to beat through electrical impulses. When the SA node fails, an artificial pacemaker helps regulate the heartbeat. An ... Read More »

How big is a pacemaker?

A pacemaker is less than 2 inches wide and a quarter-inch thick according to St. Jude Medical Inc. This device is placed in the chest to control the electrical pulses of the heart, making it beat n... Read More »

Pacemaker Surgery Please help!!?

This will help you out:SurgeriesPacemaker SurgeryUnderstanding PacemakersYour heart has an electrical system that controls how fast or slow it beats. The natural pacemaker sends electrical impulses... Read More »

How to Travel With a Pacemaker?

A pacemaker is an artificial device that is surgically placed in a patient's chest cavity in order to control abnormal heart beat. Pacemakers are often used to treat heart conditions, like arrhythm... Read More »