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A 41-year-old member asked:

Could patients listen to an ipod during a cardiac catheterization or angioplasty procedure?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Cardiology 24 years experience
Not usually: It would be unusual, we do not allow it in our hospital
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Dr. James Chapman
Cardiology 42 years experience
Probably not: Devices like that would not normally be allowed in an operating room. Most cath labs have music playing, and would likely be happy to play music that you request.
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A 37-year-old member asked:

Please tell me, could patients listen to an ipod during a cardiac catheterization or angioplasty procedure?

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Dr. Frederick Tibayan
Thoracic Surgery 24 years experience
Sometimes: Regulations probably vary, but it is allowed in many places I have seen.
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