The Ideal Pacemaker for Elderly Patients

  • Gulmira Kudaiberdieva
  • Bulent Gorenek


The number of elderly people has been rapidly increasing for several decades. This increase in longevity has been accompanied by issues of health and quality-of-life. Among these, the proper treatment of cardiac diseases in the elderly has become an important concern. Sinus node dysfunction (SND) and atrioventricular block (AVB) due to development of conduction system fibrosis are the most common indications for cardiac pacing in elderly population [1].


Ventricular Pace Pacemaker Implantation Sinus Node Dysfunction Atrial Fibrillation Development Paced Beat 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gulmira Kudaiberdieva
    • 1
  • Bulent Gorenek
    • 2
  1. 1.National Center of Cardiology and TherapyBishkekKyrgyzstan
  2. 2.Cardiology DepartmentEskisehir Osmangazi UniversityEskisehirTurkey

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