Are all cardiac devices battery operated?

Are all cardiac devices battery operated?

In this video, Dr. Aparna Jaswal, Cardiologist, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute tells us that the cardiac devices used are all battery operated. Types of cardiac devices: Pacemakers, Biventricular Pacemaker, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD). Currently, new technologies are still ongoing with respect to heart contractions can recharge the pacemakers.

Dr. Aparna Jaswal

Dr. Aparna Jaswal is an acknowledged expert in Cardiology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi. She has been working at FEHI as a Principal Consultant since 1998. Dr. Jaswal has to her credit Certified Cardiac Device Specialist from the HRS, USA. Dr. Jaswal has many research projects and has been actively participating in National and International Research Trials. She has been invited as a faculty to various national and international symposia and workshops. She also has to her credit for having been the first electrophysiologist to start an EP program in Mauritius in November 2010. Dr. Jaswal has advanced as a Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society, USA in March 2011.

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