Cardiac Pacemakers


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Cardiac Pacemakers
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NEED FOR CARDIAC PACEMAKER The rhythmic beating of the heart is due to the triggering pulses that originate in an area of specialized tissue in the right atrium of the heart. This area is known as the sino-atrial node. In abnormal situations, if this natural pacemaker ceases to function or becomes unreliable or if the triggering pulse does not reach the heart muscle because of blocking by the damaged tissues, the natural and normal synchronization of the heart action gets disturbed. When monitored, this manifests itself through a decrease in the h…
Citation
Dr R.S. Khandpur: HANDBOOK OF BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION, THIRD EDITION. Cardiac Pacemakers, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export