A 66-year-old male asked:
Is the dual chamber pacemaker contraindicated with persistent or chronic afib or atrial flutter? why? could u explain more to me?
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Internal Medicine - Cardiology 32 years experience
Not needed: a dual chamber paces the top and bottom chambers - if the top chambers (atria) are always out of rhythm, then they really can't be paced - if it is intermittent afib or flutter then there may be value in the dual pacing - depends upon your exact situation.
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Last updated Oct 20, 2015
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