Cardiac Pacemaker

Authored by: Rakesh K. Pai , Fred M. Kusumoto

Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Second Edition

Print publication date:  May  2008
Online publication date:  May  2008

Print ISBN: 9781420078022
eBook ISBN: 9781498761437
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-EBBE2-120007278

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Abstract

This entry reviews the anatomy and physiology of the cardiac conduction system, the components of a pacing system, pacemaker function, and the clinical indications for permanent pacing.

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