What are the different types of pacemakers and when are they necessary?

What are the different types of pacemakers and when are they necessary?

In this video, Dr. Aparna Jaswal, Cardiologist, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute describes the different types of pacemakers and when is the necessity for a pacemaker. Pacemakers are given whenever a patient cannot maintain his heart rate corresponding to his age. They are life saving devices. Pacemakers are given to patients with either sick sinus syndrome or complete heart block. Dr. Aparna also talks when and how the pacemakers are situated depending upon the age of the patient. Also depending upon the disease process, the patient needs a pacemaker.

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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