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NHLBI

Pacemakers - After Getting a Pacemaker

Pacemaker  Heart pacing  Cardiac pacing  Arrhythmia  Conduction disorder  Bradycardia  Leadless  Transvenous 

After getting a permanent pacemaker, you will recover in the hospital for a few hours or overnight. Your healthcare team will tell you about any precautions or problems to watch out for during your recovery. You will receive a card with information about the device and its settings, your doctor, and the hospital where you got it. Be sure to carry this card with you at all times.

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NHLBI

Pacemakers - How Is a Pacemaker Placed?

Pacemaker  Heart pacing  Cardiac pacing  Arrhythmia  Conduction disorder  Bradycardia  Leadless  Transvenous 

The procedure may be planned ahead of time, or it may be done during an emergency (temporary pacemaker). You will be given medicine to make parts of your body numb or make you sleep during the procedure. You may receive antibiotics to prevent infection and blood thinning medicine to prevent blood clots during the procedure. Different types of pacemakers require different procedures to place them.

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NHLBI

Pacemakers - Before Getting a Pacemaker

Pacemaker  Heart pacing  Cardiac pacing  Arrhythmia  Conduction disorder  Bradycardia  Leadless  Transvenous 

Before deciding to get a pacemaker, discuss your options with your doctor. You can bring along these and other questions you may have: • What are the benefits and risks of a pacemaker? • What other treatment options do I have? • How will a pacemaker affect my life? • What kind of pacemaker is best for me? • What happens during the procedure? • How long will the pacemaker last?

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NHLBI

Pacemakers - Who Needs a Pacemaker?

Pacemakers are used to treat certain types of arrhythmias, as well as heart failure, a condition that occurs when the heart cannot pump enough blood to the body. Not everyone with an arrhythmia needs a pacemaker.

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NHLBI

Pacemakers - How Pacemakers Work

Pacemaker  Heart pacing  Cardiac pacing  Arrhythmia  Conduction disorder  Bradycardia  Leadless  Transvenous 

Pacemakers use low-energy electrical pulses to control the rate and rhythm of your heartbeat. Traditional pacemakers send the electrical pulses through wires, also known as leads. Wireless pacemakers are a newer kind of pacemaker without wires.

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NIH

Division of Human Subjects Research

The Division of Human Subjects Research (DHSR) provides expertise, leadership, coordination, and guidance in the areas of policy implementation and development for human subjects research.

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NIAMS - NIAMS

Osteopetrosis

Osteopetrosis is a rare disorder that causes bones to grow abnormally and become too dense. When this happens, bones can break easily.

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NIAMS - NIAMS

Fibrous Dysplasia

Fibrous dysplasia happens when a bone is replaced with other tissues. Bones may become weak, oddly shaped, or broken. Learn more about this rare disease.

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NIDDK

Kidney Biopsy

treatment  patients  diagnosis  complications  biopsy  Postoperative Care  Risk Factors  Kidney Disease  Urologic Diseases  Kidney Diseases  Preoperative Care 

Reasons for having a kidney biopsy, preparations, and what patients can expect during and after the test.

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NIDDK

Hepatitis (Viral)

Liver Disease  Viral Hepatitis General 

Overview of viral hepatitis, which causes liver inflammation and damage. Several different viruses cause hepatitis, including hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E.

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