For many people, pacemaker implantation is a simple surgery with profound implications. Having a pacemaker can change the rest of your life in various ways. Most obviously, pacemaker implantation, which often takes fewer than two hours to complete, provides an instant sense of emotional comfort, knowing that no matter what, a device is in place […]
Category: Pacemaker Implantation
You’ve heard of a pacemaker, but do you know what it does? Here are some of the ways that pacemaker implantation will improve your quality of life.
If you’re at the point in your life where you need pacemaker implantation, you’re probably looking forward to a day when you don’t wake up thinking about the beating of your heart. The worry and stress that come along with your understandable preoccupation with your heartbeat can take a toll on you and keep you […]
The pacemaker is an incredible instrument that has been modified and improved over the years to provide patients with increasingly longer, happier, and healthier lives. The technology isn’t new, the first pacemaker implantation took place in the 1950s, but time and experience have enabled doctors and scientists to improve greatly upon the device and the […]
When you think about a pacemaker implantation surgery, what comes to mind? Do you have a sense of who gets pacemakers and why? Perhaps you conjure an image of your grandparent who got a pacemaker toward the end of their life. Maybe you recall feeling the small device just under the skin on your grandfather’s […]
The first pacemaker was implanted in a human being in 1958. That pacemaker implantation surgery was the first step in a long line of iterations of this tiny cardiovascular technology. That first patient had 26 pacemaker implantation procedures throughout his life because the batteries in the device didn’t tend to last very long. These days […]