A 48-year-old member asked:
what to do if i have had an echocardiogram and an ekg done would they have been able to tell if i need a pacemaker through that?
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Trauma Surgery 40 years experience
Usually: If the EKG shows a severely slowed heart rate and certain types of other electrical abnormalities, it would suggest the possible need for a pacemaker. Other cause of the these abnormalities need to be excluded, though. Echocardiogram is less helpful in answering this question.
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Last updated Jun 17, 2014
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