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Catheters, Cardiac, Flotation Balloon, Pacing Electrode

Definition : Flotation balloon cardiac catheters designed to deliver pacing stimuli to the heart; usually they can also detect bioelectric signals from the heart. These catheters include electrodes at or near their distal tip; the electrodes are usually applied to the ventricles. The electrodes are connected through the catheter lumen to an external pulse generator (pacemaker) that generates the electrical pacing impulses; they also make possible the display of the electrocardiographic signal. Pacing electrode catheters are mostly used in emergencies during bradycardia or asystole until a pacemaker can be implanted; to control the heart rate during and/or after surgery; and during cardiac catheterization procedures (e.g., electrophysiologic studies).

Entry Terms : "Electrodes, Catheter Tip" , "Electrodes, Intracardiac" , "Catheters, Cardiac Balloon, Pacing Electrode" , "Pacing Electrode Cardiac Catheters" , "Catheters, Cardiac Pacing Electrode" , "Catheters, Pacemaker" , "Pacemaker Catheters" , "Catheters, Electrode"

UMDC code : 16654

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Boston Scientific Corp

Company Type: Parent

In 1969, fascinated by the possibility of bringing pioneering medical devices and treatments to patients across the world, John Abele joined Medi-Tech, a company that was developing alternatives to traditional surgery. Pete Nicholas was looking for an investment, and when he met John, the pieces came together.

Edwards Lifesciences Corp

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Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company partners with clinicians to develop innovative technologies in the areas of structural heart disease and critical care monitoring that enable them to save and enhance lives.

Futuremed America Inc

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Medtronic Inc

Company Type: Parent

At Medtronic, we're changing the face of chronic disease. By working closely with physicians around the world, we create therapies to help patients do things they never thought possible.

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