This is the fifth in a series of short (less than 5minutes), educational videos designed for patients and their care providers to develop a thorough understanding of pacemakers. Lecture 5 What to Expect on the Day of Pacemaker Implant Procedure describes the events that take place on the day of pacemaker implantation. Important topics include hospital registration and check-in, the implant procedure, and post-implant events.
Please see the Patient Education section of Heart Rhythm Center for other lectures in this series.
Lecture 1: Basics of Heart Anatomy and Conduction System
Lecture 2: Reasons for Pacemaker Implantation
Lecture 3: What are Pacemakers and How Do They Work?
Lecture 4: Preoperative Workup and Evaluation (Meeting the Implanting Physician)