demand pacemaker

German: Demand-Schrittmacher
Japanese: デマンド型ペースメーカ

Medical engineering. The cardiac pacemaker is inhibited when the patient's intrinsic rate is higher than the set pace rate. A stimulus by the cardiac pacemaker is only delivered when the spontaneous rate is lower than the set pace rate. A VVT pacemaker is an example for a demand pacemaker.

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