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Cardiac surgeons in a hospital operating theatre conduct 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 left) is linked to screen monitors.
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