Artificial cardiac pacemakers are implanted in a defective heart to take care of which cardiac function?


When a person’s natural pacemaker stops working or just isn’t fast enough, or when there’s a defect in the heart’s electrical conduction system (system of electrical impulses from the brain which controls the rhythmic beating of the heart), an artificial pacemaker can be used to maintain an adequate heart rate.
Supplement: ‘Pace-makers’ are ‘rate-makers

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