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Temporary and Permanent Pacemakers

  • Amar S. Kapoor

Abstract

Hyman,1 in 1930, demonstrated that direct cardiac stimulation for emergency resuscitation was possible. He transmitted electric stimuli from an external pulse generator via a needle electrode through the chest wall to the right atrium. Clinically, this method was not successful. In 1952, Zoll2 successfully resuscitated two patients from ventricular standstill with external stimuli provided by electrodes attached to a large electric pulse generator.

Keywords

Ventricular Pace Permanent Pacemaker Cardiac Pace Pace Threshold Temporary Pace 
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