A pacemaker is a small, battery-operated device that sends signals to the heart to regulate the heartbeat. The pacemaker senses when the heart beats irregularly (arrhythmia) or if it beats too slow (bradycardia) and sends corrective signals to the heart muscles. Modern-day pacemakers can fix arrhythmias and help restore normal heart function. Read more: Is Pacemaker Implantation a Major Surgery? Article
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How Long Can You Live With a Biventricular Pacemaker?
A biventricular pacemaker is a battery-operated device used to treat delay in contractions of the lower chambers of the heart (ventricles). As per research, patients with a biventricular pacemaker have better survival rates after the diagnosis is made. The average life increases approximately between 8.5 and 20 years, depending on the overall health, age, and lifestyle.
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A pacemaker is a small device that sends electrical impulses to the heart muscles to maintain a suitable heart rate and rhythm. Pacemakers are used to treat an abnormal heart rate (arrhythmias).
How Long Can a Child Live With a Pacemaker?
In most cases, most children can live a normal life after pacemaker surgery.
How Does a Biventricular Pacemaker Work?
A biventricular pacemaker is a special type of pacemaker to treat heart failure with abnormal electrical systems. This type of pacemaker stimulates the lower left and right chamber of the heart.
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