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A 44-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me what number of times a pacemaker battery charged?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Huh?: It's always charged until it needs to be changed.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Pacemaker battery: Pacemaker batteries are not rechargeable. They gradually run down over years and then need to be replaced. Rechargeable batteries and nuclear pacer batteries are not in clinical use. If there's something else you meant please resubmit the question.

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