The Evolution of Pacemakers: An Electronics Perspective

  • Sandro A. P. HaddadEmail author
  • Wouter A. Serdijn
Part of the Analog Circuits and Signal Processing book series (ACSP)

A brief overview of the history and development of circuit designs applied in cardiac pacemakers is presented in Chapter 2. The advances in integrated circuit designs have resulted in, for instance, diagnostic analysis, adaptive rate response and programmability. Also, based on future trends for pacemakers, some features and improvements for modern cardiac sensing systems are described and we point out the need for morphological wavelet analysis of the cardiac signal.


Cardiac Pacemaker Cardiac Pace Sick Sinus Syndrome Implantable Pulse Generator Rate Discrimination 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Freescale SemiconductorCampinas-SPBrazil
  2. 2.Electronics Research Lab.Delft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands

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