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Can A Bluetooth Receiver Mess With A Pacemaker
A pacemaker is a device which sends electrical signals to the heart triggering heartbeats when needed. There are many ways to implant and configure a pacemaker; it may beat the top chambers (atria), lower chambers (ventricles) or both. Some systems stimulate both the left and right ventricles together. Pacemakers generally treat abnormally slow heart rhythms and certain ...Read more
No: Modern pacemakers are well shielded and not susceptible to low level electromagnetic waves. ...Read more
Artificial pacemaker: Artificial (implantable) pacemakers are mostly regulated by a sensor that recognizes motion. It's similar to the sensor that changes your phone/ipads display from portrait to landscape, based on the direction of the device. There are other sensors, such as ones that measure the density of blood in the heart and chest motion (simulating breathing). Get your routine pacemaker maintenance checks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pacemakers: Difficult to know for sure, over 100, 000 pacers are implanted/year in the us; chances there are well over a million patients and likely multiple millions with the devices living in the us. ...Read more
Pacemaker Implant: A pacemaker is about the size of a small pager, but 1/2 as thick. It's implanted, under the skin, through a small incision, just under the collar bone. Two wires are threaded through a vein that travels under the collar bone. The wires follow vein back to your heart. Procedure takes about an hour and overnight hospital stay is common. Mild sedatives are and local pain control is usually used. ...Read more
Any age: Pacemakers can be implanted at any age including the first few days of life. In babies and small children the wires from the pacemaker attach to the outside of the heart in contrast to most adults where the wires are passed through large veins to the inside of the heart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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You cannot know: The diagnosis of pacemaker syndrome can be difficult and complicated. There is no single easy test for you to determine on your own if you have this. It requires a careful determination by your cardiologist or electrophysiologist who implanted your pacemaker. If you disagree with their assessment, you can always seek a 2nd opinion. ...Read more
Rhythm Support: A pacemaker is a device which sends electrical signals to the heart triggering heartbeats when needed. There are many ways to implant and configure a pacemaker; it may beat the top chambers (atria), lower chambers (ventricles) or both. Some systems stimulate both the left and right ventricles together. Pacemakers generally treat abnormally slow heart rhythms and certain types of heart failure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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