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Temporary transvenous cardiac pacemaker

A temporary cardiac pacemaker is implanted in a hospitalised patient, if necessary, for treating disturbances in the heart’s action potential and conduction.

The indication for implanting the pacemaker is decided by a cardiologist. It is usually the case for arrhythmia following a myocardial infarction. The electrode of the cardiac pacemaker is inserted intravenously under local anaesthesia so that one end is located in the heart. If arrhythmia together with a significant decrease in heart rate proves to be of a lasting nature and does not pass, then a permanent cardiac pacemaker will be implanted for further rhythm control. 

Doctors

Alar Kaasik
Cardiologist
Diagnostic Clinic, Centre of Radiology
Kristina Lotamõis
Cardiologist
Diagnostic Clinic, Centre of Radiology
Sulev Margus
Diagnostic Clinic, Centre of Radiology
Andres  Reinold
Andres Reinold
Cardiologist
Clinic of Internal Medicine, Centre of Cardiology