The pacemaker does not treat atrial fibrillation itself. The pacemaker is used to treat a slow heart rate bradycardia that happens in some people who have atrial fibrillation. Single-chamber pacemakers stimulate one chamber of the heart, either an atrium or, more often, a ventricle..
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