programmable pacemaker


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programmable pacemaker

Cardiac pacing A pacemaker in which the pacing mode and/or parameters can be changed noninvasively with an external programmer Adjustable parameters Rate, pulse amplitude and width, sensitivity, mode of pacing–eg, asynchronous ventricular inhibited or ventricular triggered. See Pacemaker.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

programmable pacemaker

An electronic permanent pacemaker in which one or more settings can be changed electronically.
See also: pacemaker
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