Pacemaker Implant Surgery for Cardiac Patient Procedure

Pacemaker Implant Surgery

Pacemaker Implant Surgery for Cardiac Patient Procedure

Pacemaker Implant Surgery

Many people might wonder about the procedure of pace maker surgery implant for the cardiac patient. If you are found to have a heart rate is too slow, the pacemaker can be implanted in the body to replace the function. This small electronic device automatically monitor and regulate the heartbeat, the flow of electrical signals to stimulate the heart when it beats too slowly.

Pacemaker consists of a pulse generator and the pacemaker lead. Chambered pacemakers have only one lead single chambered pacemakers while two have one lead in the atrium and the other in the ventricle.Indications pacemakers today are very advanced. Indications pacemaker very important nonetheless clogged heart and sick sinus syndrome includes 95% indicative pacemaker implanted in Singapore.

In the last survey in 2005 pacemaker, the rate of planting of 91 per million. With a population of old, we take into account that the needs of pacemaker implantation in Singapore will increase. In Europe, Japan and America, the level of planting nearly 300-1000 per million.

How is the procedure performed?

The procedure is done under local anesthesia. Skin incision is made below the groin, usually on the left side. Sacs pacemaker made. Vein in the groin behind perforated and through this vein, the pacemaker lead is put into the heart chambers. Tin pacemaker generator is then connected to the beating and the whole system is placed in the bag provided. Most patients out of the hospital within 24 to 48 hours after implantation pacemaker.

Planting pacemaker can be done with minimal mortality rate and no mortality. The risk of the procedure is generally about 1%, including hemorrhage, pneumothorax (lung leak), cardiac perforation, the risk of long-term infection and malfunction of the appliance. This planting is now routine in most patients regardless of age as long as they have the appropriate indications and survival for at least 6 months.