A pacemaker is a device that is placed in the chest or abdomen to help control an arrhythmia. It uses electrical pulses to prompt the heart to beat at a normal rate.
When choosing the most appropriate method, the doctor must consider the age, overall health, and lifestyle of the patient. There are two primary methods of pacemaker implantation.
Notify the doctor if any of the following symptoms occur after pacemaker implantation surgery: