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interrogation and implantation

PACEMAKER AND DEFIBRILLATOR CHECKS

We can perform routine checks on your device to ensure that it is working appropriately and that there is sufficient residual battery life.

LOOP RECORDER INSERTION (ILR)

Is a small device which is the size of a USB stick. It sits underneath the skin on the left side of the chest. It continuously monitors your heartbeat.

PACEMAKER (PPM)

Is a small device that sends electrical impulses to the heart to keep the heart beating at a normal rate. There is a generator (battery) and lead(s) which sit under the skin on the left or right side of the chest.

IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATOR (ICD)

Is a device that treats life-threatening abnormal fast heart rhythms by either pacing the fast heart rhythm away or if required delivering an electric shock. There is a generator (battery) and lead(s) which sit under the skin on the left or right side of the chest. It continuously monitors your heart beat.

CARDIAC RESYNCHRONISATION THERAPY (CRT)

Is a device that resynchronises a weak heart with abnormal conduction (left bundle branch block) and is associated with improved heart pump function. There is a generator (battery) and lead(s) which sit under the skin on the left or right side of the chest. It continuously monitors your heart beat.