bradycardia bradycardia  /b ˌræ də ˈkɑr di ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) abnormally slow heartbeat

Usage(s):

  1. He later had a pacemaker implanted to correct a heart condition--called, incredibly, bradycardia.
  2. If you say that a patient has syncope and His-Purkinje delay with AV dssociation, bradycardia requiring a pacemaker comes to mind.

News

  1. Scripps is First in Region to Implant Wireless Cardiac Pacemaker

    SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scripps Health became the first health care provider in Southern California to implant the investigational Nanostim™ leadless pacemaker, the world's first wireless pacemaker totally implanted in the heart, as part of the Leadless II Clinical Trial. Developed for patients with bradycardia – a heart rate that is too slow – the Nanostim™ is placed directly ...
    on April 24, 2014     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Bradycardia - Intelihealth

    What Is It? Bradycardia is an abnormally slow heart rate of less than 60 beats per minute. A normal heartbeat is between 60 and 100 beats per minute.
    on April 23, 2014     Source: InteliHealth

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