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Apollo Hospitals Chennai
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TREATMENTS AND
PROCEDURES

Apollo Heart Institute

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Procedure:

A small device that has wires which are implanted in the heart tissue to send electrical impulses that help the heart beat in a regular rhythm. The device is powered by a battery.

Major Indications:

When the heart's "natural pacemaker" is defective and causes the heart to beat too fast, too slow or irregularly, a pacemaker helps the heart beat in a regular rhythm.