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What is a Heart Disease

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Watch Dr. Prasad Shah, Interventional Cardiologist of VishwaRaj Hospital, discuss heart & heart diseases.

Dr. Prasad Shah talks about:

1) What is heart disease?

2) How do they occur?

3) What is a heart attack?

4) Difference between heart attack & other heart diseases?

What Is Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT)?

Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), also termed as biventricular pacing, involves the use of a special kind of pacemaker known as a biventricular pacemaker – that works by sending small electrical impulses through the leads attached to it, in order to keep the right and left ventricles pumping together, called AV synchrony. It is designed to help the ventricles contract normally and improve the heart’s rhythm and symptoms associated with arrhythmia or heart failure.

How Does A Biventricular Pacemaker Works?

The pacemaker is implanted just below the collarbone. There are three wires connected to the devices monitor that helps in detecting heart rate irregularities and in synchronizing the heart by emitting tiny pulses of electricity to correct them.

Diagnostic Procedure

The doctor performs several tests to diagnose the find the cause of irregular heartbeats, before implanting a biventricular pacemaker. These tests are performed using:

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