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mode

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in statistics, the most frequently occurring value or item in a distribution.
2. the manner of interaction between a ventilator and the person being ventilated, usually defined in terms of what the stimulus is that starts the ventilation.
assist mode a mode of positive pressure ventilation in which the patient initiates and terminates all or most breaths and the ventilator gives some amount of support. See also control mode and assist-control mode.
assist-control mode a mode of positive pressure ventilation in which the ventilator is in assist mode unless the patient's respiration rate falls below a certain amount, in which case the ventilator switches to a control mode. When the strength or rate of respiration increases again, the ventilator goes back into assist mode.
assisted mode assist mode.
asynchronous mode a pacing mode in which there is regular stimulation without regard to sensed cardiac signals.
control mode (controlled mode) a mode of positive pressure ventilation in which the ventilator controls the initiation and volume of breaths. See also assist mode and assist-control mode.
inhibited mode a pacing mode in which a sensed event prevents or stops a pacing stimulus and starts a timing cycle.
pacing mode in cardiac pacing terminology, the manner of stimulation of a cardiac chamber by an artificial pacemaker, referring to whether or not sensed cardiac signals (events) are used to inhibit or trigger stimulation. Types include asynchronous, inhibited, and triggered modes.
pressure control mode a mode of positive pressure ventilation in which each breath is augmented by air at a fixed rate and amount of pressure, with tidal volume not being fixed. See also under ventilation.
pressure support mode a mode of positive pressure ventilation similar to the assist mode; the patient breathes spontaneously and breathing is augmented by air at a preset amount of pressure. See also under ventilation.
triggered mode a pacing mode in which the stimulus is emitted in response to a sensed event.

pacing mode

Cardiac pacing The manner in which a cardiac pacemaker provides artificial rate and rhythm support during arrhythmias; PMs are ID'd by the NBG Code. See NBG code.
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Battery type: Pacing modes were VVIR in 112 (72%), VDD in 20 (13%), AAIR in 12 (8%), and dual chamber devices (DDD) in 11 (7%) patients at the initial implantation.
Of the total 22 patients, 20 were discharged on DDD pacing mode with an AVI of 100 ms, while in 2 an AVI of 150 ms, was selected due to a more favorable echocardiographic diastolic filling performance.
The SafeR[TM] technology builds on the Sorin Group's proven AAIsafeR[TM] mode, the first pacing mode designed to limit unnecessary ventricular pacing that was available in a pacemaker.
In response, ELA Medical developed a unique pacing mode for promoting the patient's natural electrical conduction from the atria to the ventricles.
AAIsafeR is also the only pacing mode that manages all types of heart block.
The AAIsafeR pacing mode limits unnecessary pacing in the right ventricle, which studies suggest may increase the risk of heart failure and atrial fibrillation(i, ii), both of which can prove fatal in addition to imposing a heavy cost burden on the healthcare system.
The Sorin Group (MIL:SRN) Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Business Unit, a leader in the development of cardiac rhythm management therapies, will focus on its innovative pacing mode, AAIsafeR(TM), and on the utmost importance of preventing over-pacing of the heart's right ventricle at the 72th annual meeting of the German Society of Cardiology in Mannheim from April 20th to April 22rd.
The dual-chamber version also incorporates an innovative pacing mode called MVP(TM), or Managed Ventricular Pacing, which promotes natural heart activity by significantly reducing unnecessary pacing in the heart's lower right chamber (ventricle).