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Pacemaker

A pacemaker is a small device used to treat certain arrhythmias. During an arrhythmia, the heart may beat too fast, too slow, or with an irregular rhythm. Pacemakers send electrical pulses to keep your heart beating at a normal pace and rhythm. Pacem...

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Perform lung function test

Lung function tests, or PFTs, measure how well your lungs are working. They include tests that measure lung size and air flow, such as spirometry and lung volume tests. Other tests measure how well gases such as oxygen get in and out of your blood. T...

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Pesten

Bullying is unwanted aggressive behavior by another person or group of people. In bullying, there is always an actual or perceived power imbalance, and the aggression is repeated or is very likely to be repeated. Bullying also includes cyberbullying,...

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Placing the stent

Also known as coronary stent, carotid stent, airway stent. A stent is a small-mesh tube that holds open passageways in the body, such as weak or narrow arteries. Stents are often used to treat narrowed coronary arteries that supply oxygenated blood t...

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