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Pacemakers in Children

  • J. I. Stein
  • D. Dacar
  • H. Metzler
  • P. Sovinz
  • A. Beitzke
Conference paper

Abstract

Both historical reports of stimulating the heart by shocking it through the chest in the 18th century and the first attempts to pace the heart percutaneously in 1932 dealt with children [1]. Despite this, permanent pacemaker implantations in children, though increasing in number, still account for only a small percentage of implanted pacemaker systems. Ninety percent of patients with pacemakers are older than 60 years.

Keywords

Pacemaker Implantation Sick Sinus Syndrome Complete Atrioventricular Block Dual Chamber Pace Pacemaker System 
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© Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. I. Stein
  • D. Dacar
  • H. Metzler
  • P. Sovinz
  • A. Beitzke

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