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    How is a pacemaker Implanted?
    04/02/2019

    How is a pacemaker Implanted?

    A pacemaker is typically implanted beneath the skin through a small incision below the collar bone. Pacemaker leads are then threaded through a vein to the heart where they touch the lining of the heart. These wires allow the pacemaker to sense the heartbeat and stimulate the heart to beat if it is too slow. The procedure is done with sedation and local anesthetic. Depending on the situation, you may be able to go home the same day or may need to stay overnight.

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