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What is the effect of a pacemaker after aortic valve replacement?
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Dr. Mary Callahan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Pacemaker and AVR
After an aortic valve replacement the pacemaker works the same way to keep the heart from going too slow.
Sometimes with aortic valve disease the conduction system gets damaged because it is close to the valve, and the patient needs a pacemaker.

In brief: Pacemaker and AVR
After an aortic valve replacement the pacemaker works the same way to keep the heart from going too slow.
Sometimes with aortic valve disease the conduction system gets damaged because it is close to the valve, and the patient needs a pacemaker.
Dr. Mary Callahan
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