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Cardiac surgeon in a hospital operating theatre conducts surgery on a patient to fit an electronic heart pacemaker. The pacemaker, with wire implant that connects to heart muscle, is being fitted to treat heart block by keeping the heart beating regularly. An X-ray machine (at upper frame) is linked to screen monitors.
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