What are the reasons for pacemaker failure?

What are the reasons for pacemaker failure?

Dr. Aparna Jaswal, Cardiologist, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute talks about various reasons of pacemaker failure in this video. The pacemaker failure can be due to several reasons but most commonly due to end of service. In India, patients generally don’t come for follow up every six months which is necessary. They come back when the pacemaker stops functioning due to its battery is completely drained. Pacemaker failure can also occur due to lead failure.

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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