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Would a delay in performing pacemaker implantation cause permanent complications?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Why do you need it?

If you're passing out with long pauses in your rhythm, delaying implantation could be lethal.
If your symptoms are infrequent and mild, delay is acceptable. It all depends on the indication.

In brief: Why do you need it?

If you're passing out with long pauses in your rhythm, delaying implantation could be lethal.
If your symptoms are infrequent and mild, delay is acceptable. It all depends on the indication.
Dr. Bennett Werner
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