Pacemaker (disambiguation)

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An artificial cardiac pacemaker is a medical device that regulates the beating of the heart.

Pacemaker may also refer to:


  • Biological pacemaker, the use of specialized cells to improve the regulation of the heart
  • Brain pacemaker, a device to treat movement disorders, epilepsy, depression, or other conditions
  • Cardiac pacemaker, cells within the heart that initiate contractions and set the pace of beating
  • Diaphragmatic pacemaker, a device used to help patients breathe through pacing of the diaphragm

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