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A 49-year-old member asked:

How can you safely get a heart pacemaker after having bypass surgery?

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Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
Thoracic Surgery 40 years experience
Pacemaker : Yes, it is as safe as it is in the non bypass patients.
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How can you restart the heart after bypass surgery?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Depends: Sometimes now it is not stopped called off pump, surgery. When stopped with cold blood cardioplegia, many spontaneously restart with rewarming to near normal or normal temperature on the pump. If not spontaneous, then we do electrical defibrillation.
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