10 doctors weighed in:

Are pacemakers made of metal?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes they have metal casings and electronic insides.

In brief: Yes

Yes they have metal casings and electronic insides.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
Thank
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes. The outer casing is usually titanium. The inner computer circuit probably contains small amounts of silver.

In brief: Yes

Yes. The outer casing is usually titanium. The inner computer circuit probably contains small amounts of silver.
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Thank
Dr. Gavin Noble
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Although some new models are safe in MRI machines.

In brief: Yes

Although some new models are safe in MRI machines.
Dr. Gavin Noble
Dr. Gavin Noble
Thank
Read more answers from doctors