Does a pacemaker help with CHF?

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does a pacemaker help with congestive heart failure

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Yes, probably. For chronic heart failure, you should get cardiac resynchronization therapy, which uses a device called biventricular pacemaker to be implanted in your heart.
Yes. A pacemaker is a small device that sends electrical impulses to the heart muscle to maintain a suitable heart rate and rhythm. A pacemaker may also be used to treat fainting spells (syncope), congestive heart failure, and, rarely, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
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