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Pacemaker principles 

Pacemaker principles
Pacemaker principles

Jonathan Timperley

, Paul Leeson

, Andrew RJ Mitchell

, Andrew RJ Mitchell

, and Timothy Betts

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date: 20 October 2019

History of devices 2

Anatomy of the conducting system 4

Conduction system physiology 6

Anatomy of the venous system 8

Pacemaker components 10

Pacing leads 12

Sensing 14

Pacing 16

Pacing mode nomenclature 18

Pacemaker modes 20

Pacemakers and the ECG 28

Indications for permanent pacemaker implantation: AHA/ACC/ESC guidelines ...

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