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I was wondering is a pacemaker required for a 12 year old girl with a heart block?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Maybe,maybe not: There are various levels of block and some need a pacemaker and some not.The youngest I've had that needed a pacemaker was identified at age 8, although some in the written record need it at a much younger age.

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Last updated Jul 23, 2014

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