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Pacemakers

Pacemakers

Pacemakers

We operate and control pacemakers and defibrillators (so-called ICDs = implantable cardioverter-defibrillators). We also carry out all of the follow-up appointments of these devices from all manufacturers. We test not only the proper functioning of the pacemakers and ICDs, but we also ascertain whether the individual settings of the device are still optimal for the patient's current situation.

Pacemaker Check-Up

Pacemakers treat a weak pulse which correlates with sudden unconsciousness, vertigo, or a limited ability to withstand stress. During our follow-up appointments, we test your pacemaker's technical functionality and programming. Certain...

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Defibrillator (ICD) Check-Up

Defibrillators (ICDs = implantable cardioverter-defibrillators) treat — compared to pacemakers — not only a very weak pulse but also certain dangerous forms of a very fast heart rate. An ICD is akin to a "built-in emergency doctor...

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CRT-D Check-Up

CRT-Ds are special defibrillators which cannot only treat a weak and fast pulse but also severe cardiac insufficiency. The acronym CRT stands for "cardiac resynchronization therapy", meaning that this device can correct uneven cardiac motion...

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Pacemaker Implantation

If there are good reasons for a pacemaker implantation, we can give you advice and tell you all about the advantages and disadvantages as well as the risks of such a pacemaker surgery. As a rule of thumb, the most important reason for such...

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ICD Implantation

If there are good reasons for an ICD implantation, we can give you advice and tell you all about the advantages and disadvantages as well as the risks of such an ICD surgery. Examples of good reasons include severely limited pumping power of...

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CRT-D Implantation - Cardiac Resynchronization

If you suffer from severe cardiac insufficiency, a CRT-D implantation may be very helpful under certain conditions. We can give you advice and tell you all about the advantages and disadvantages as well as the risks of such a CRT-D surgery....

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