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- Dateline Washington. Coorsh, Richard // Consumers' Research Magazine;Mar1995, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p6
Reports on the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) call to users of pacemakers with defective wiring. Need for users to get Fluroscopy X-rays; Preliminary studies on defective pacemakers manufactured by Telectronics Pacing Systems; Cases of serious injuries and deaths caused by the pacemakers.
- Submammary placement makes pacemakers invisible in women. Roelke, Marc // American Family Physician;09/01/94, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p660
Focuses on submammary pacemaker placement as an alternative method to the standard pectoral implant of pacemakers for women. Procedure of implantation; Tunneling; Advantages of submammary pacemakers; Local anesthesia; Absence of complications.
- Pacemakers. // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Oct1992, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p1
Offers a look at how the new `rate-adaptive' models of pacemakers respond to your activity level. Pacemakers, past and present; How it works; Dual-chamber pacemakers; New type more versatile; What's best for you; Details. INSET: Programming your pacemaker..
- Controlling the pacemaker. P.F.C. // Cortlandt Forum;02/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p84
Focuses on charging requirements for a pacemaker installed in a 93-year old man. Decrease in resistance readings; Consideration of a lead change or an output change.
- Choice of pacemakers. // Ebony;Nov1996, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p26
Answers a question on the differences between fixed-rate heart pacemaker and demand heart pacemaker. Description of a pacemaker; Differences in discharges.
- You Be the Coder. // Cardiology Coding Alert;Jul2012, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p53
The article presents an answer to a question on how to code the removal of dual chamber pacer, capping of atrial lead, placement of VVI pacer.
- Setting a New Pace for MR. // ASRT Scanner;Apr/May2011, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p8
The article features Medtronic's Revo MRI SureScan, a device that allows patients with implanted heart pacemakers to have the benefit of a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exam.
- An `easy' pacemaker insertion. Short, Sydney G. // Cortlandt Forum;01/25/98, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p51
Recounts the author's experience of inserting a cardiac pacemaker to a 49-year-old patient diagnosed with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy and episodes of symptomatic bradycardia. Problems encountered during the insertion of a guidewire under fluoroscopy; Failure of the atrial lead to sense or...
- Heart-Rhythm Fix Improves Survival. J.M. // Prevention;Jul2002, Vol. 54 Issue 7, p158
Reports that heart attack survivors with a reduced left ventricular function may live longer with an implantable cardioverter defribrillator or amiodarone, a drug that helps control nerve impulses in the heart.