Every procedure has complications associated with it. The most common possible problems after a leadless pacemaker implant involve the incision site, such as swelling and bleeding.
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).
Radiofrequency ablation uses an electric current to heat up a small area of nerve tissue to stop it from sending pain signals. It can provide lasting relief for people with chronic pain, especially in the lower back, neck and arthritic joints.
Athletic adults can have a heart rate below 60 BPM, and that is normal for them. Your heart rate may fall below 60 BPM when you sleep but still be normal. There are two types of bradycardia, sick sinus syndrome (SSS) and heart block.
The atria and ventricles work together, alternately contracting and relaxing to pump blood through the heart. The electrical system of the heart is the power source that makes this possible.
Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG): The ECG draws a picture on graph paper of the electrical impulses traveling through the heart muscle. An EKG provides an electrical “snapshot” of the heart.
When a patient has atrial fibrillation, the electrical impulses that control the heartbeat do not travel in an orderly fashion through the heart. Instead, many impulses begin at the same time and spread through the atria.
Dr. Vanita Arora is Director & Head for Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab and Arrhythmia Services at Max Hospital, Delhi. She has been a successful Cardiologist for the last 28 years. She is a DNB Cardiology, MD - Medicine, M.B.B.S . You can visit her at Max Super Speciality Hospital in Saket, Delhi. To book an appointment online with Dr. Vanita Arora, please contact us.
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