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An artificial pacemaker
An artificial pacemaker is a medical device that uses electrical impulses to regulate the beating of the heart.Pacemaker may also refer to:-Medicine:...
is a medical device that uses electrical impulses to regulate the beating of the heart.
may also refer to:
- Cardiac pacemaker
right|thumb|350px|Image showing the cardiac pacemaker which is the SA nodeThe contraction of heart muscle in all animals with hearts is initiated by chemical impulses. The rate at which these impulses fire controls the heart rate...
, a group of cells within the heart that initiate contractions and set the pace of beating
- Biological pacemaker
The heart is endowed with specialized excitatory and conducting cells that are responsible for the generation and conduction of rhythmic impulses and contractions throughout the heart...
, the use of transplanted cells or genes that either act as a cardiac pacemaker or transform existing cells into pacemaker cells
- Brain pacemaker
"Brain pacemakers" are used to treat people who suffer from epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, major depression and other diseases. The pacemaker is a medical device that is implanted into the brain to send electrical signals into the tissue. Depending on the area of the brain that is targeted, the...
, a device that sends electrical impulses to the brain to relieve depression, epilepsy, or other conditions
- Diaphragmatic pacemaker
A diaphragmatic pacemaker, in medicine, is a surgically-implanted device used to help patients breathe following complications from spinal cord injuries. The device works through pacing of the diaphragm.-Mechanism:...
, a device used to help patients breathe through pacing of the diaphragm
- Pacemaker (running), a runner who enters a race to set a fast pace for other competitors
- The Pacemaker
The Pacemaker is a Pocket Size DJ System. invented by Jonas Norberg. The device features include a 120 GB hard drive, a signal-to-noise ratio of 103, and many basic DJ audio tools. The DJ tools include line out and headphone crossfaders and jacks, bend, pitch, DJ pause, cue points, loop,...
, a pocket-sized DJ system
- National Pacemaker Awards
The National Pacemaker Awards are awards for excellence in American student journalism, given annually since 1927. The awards are generally considered to be the highest national honors in their field, and are unofficially known as the "Pulitzer Prizes of student journalism."The National Scholastic...
, American awards for excellence in student journalism
- Pacemaker (train), an American passenger train
- Pacemaker (software), a scalable high-availability cluster resource manager, split from Linux-HA
The Linux-HA project provides a high-availability solution for Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris and Mac OS X which promotes reliability, availability, and serviceability ....
- Pacemaker Entertainment, a Canadian record label part of the Canadian Independent Record Production Association
The Canadian Independent Record Production Association represents the independent sector of the Canadian music and sound industry.It lists the following member record labels:*306 Records*604 Records*A L'infini Communications...
- "Pacemaker", a fictional talk-radio program on the Public Liberty Radio station in the Grand Theft Auto IV game soundtrack