What is the difference between one lead, two lead and three lead pacemakers?

What is the difference between one lead, two lead and three lead pacemakers?

The video talks about the difference between one lead, two leads and three leads pacemakers by Dr. Aparna Jaswal, Cardiologist, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute. Pacemakers are generally are implanted in the right atrium and right ventricle. A bi-ventricular pacemaker has one lead in the right atrium and tow leads in both the ventricles. She will also talk about lead-less pacemakers which are a recent technology and are US FDA approved and have a battery life of 9 – 12 years.

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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