Your heart is powered by an electrical system that generates heartbeats and fulfills the oxygen supply to all other organs. What if this electrical system malfunctioned? It can lead to many consequences. Without adequate electrical impulses, your heart may slow down or even stop functioning for a few seconds.
Another probability is that despite generating electrical impulses, they may not be passed from the atria to the ventricles that pump your blood around the heart. Such a condition is called a “heart block.” The term does not refer to arterial blockage but rather an electrical blockage in the system, which can also momentarily stop or slow down your heart.
If you are diagnosed with a slow heart rate, Dr. Karthigesan may suggest a permanent pacemaker implantation, a minimally invasive procedure where the pacemaker is placed in your chest. This amazing device stimulates your heartbeat and keeps your heart beating at a normal pace. In short, it supports your heart’s weak electrical system.
There is no one better than Dr. Karthigesan when it comes to pacemaker implantation. He is one of the most renowned pacemaker specialists in Chennai. Having performed more than 2000 pacemaker implantation procedures, he has played a significant role in helping restore cardiac health in thousands of patients.
Dr. Karthigesan may recommend several diagnostic tests to identify the reasons for your abnormal heartbeat before deciding on pacemaker implantation. The tests include: