A pacemaker implant is used in the treatment of bradycardia, a heart condition accompanied with slow heart rate. Pacemaker implant involves positioning of lead in heart and the device in skin pocket, conventionally in the shoulder.
The process involves local anesthesia and sedatives instead of general anesthesia. Statistics have proven that many people quickly recover after the process is conducted. In essence, the gadget is used to treat abnormal heart rhythms, or the condition known as bradycardia.