The Evolution of Pacemakers: An Electronics Perspective
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.
KeywordsCardiac Pacemaker Cardiac Pace Sick Sinus Syndrome Implantable Pulse Generator Rate Discrimination
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