A pacemaker is a small, battery-operated device used by cardiologists to regulate heart rhythms. Implanted under the skin, it treats bradycardia (slow heartbeat) and tachycardia (fast heartbeat) to restore the normal function of the heart, which is to pump blood to the lungs and other parts of the body. Implanting a pacemaker is a minimally invasive procedure that does not require an open-heart surgery and patients are able to go home within 24 hours.
Patients who require the implantation of a pacemaker must find a highly qualified cardiologist to perform the procedure to avoid possible complications that can include a punctured lung. If you’re from Indonesia who considers having this procedure performed in a first-world country that boasts world-class healthcare system, your best option is Singapore. You can expect the same quality medical care offered in the United States and Europe without paying thousands of dollars, as pacemaker implantation is 75% cheaper in Singapore. In this country, the procedure is performed by highly trusted, accredited cardiologists (many of whom received education and training from Western countries) in state-of-the-art medical facilities using the most advanced techniques for an improved outcome and shorter recovery period.