Recent days we see a rapid increase in patients suffering from heart diseases. Those patients have to be treated with care and immediately. So, all the hospitals are furnished with special care units with pacemakers and defibrillators. Depending on nature of heart problem, people are given temporary pacing or permanent pacing during the surgery. The … Read more

Pacing Modes of Operation in a Pacemaker

The pacing modes of the pacemaker are classified as Competitive and Non – competitive modes. Competitive Mode of the Pacemaker The competitive mode of pulse generators produces fixed rate pulses that are independent of natural cardiac activity. Instead, the fixed rate pulses are generated alongside with heart’s natural pulses. It competes with them to control … Read more