What is a Pacemaker and who needs it?
It is a device that senses signals from the pumping heart. When the rhythm fails the device senses and sends electrical impulse activating the heart to pump till the original rhythm returns. Patient’s usual symptoms — light headedness, sudden blackouts with fall. There are 2 types of pacemakers — Single Chamber Pacemaker
and Dual Chamber Pacemaker
Dual Chamber Pacemakers have advantages over Single Chamber Pacemakers.
Consult your Cardiologist for more information.
What is MRI friendly Pacemaker?
With more people requiring MRI Investigation by different specialists, younger patients have option now of having recently launched MRI compatible Pacemakers so that at older age if required MRI investigations can be performed on them