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What are risks of not getting my pace maker checked?

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Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Failure detection

Pacemakers are electronic devices using batteries that eventually wear out.
Also the pacing wires that deliver the signal that controls the heart can be compromised by scarring or dislodgement. All of these issues plus more can be detected noninvasively and even remotely by telephone transmissions. Absolutely need to be followed regularly by a pacemaker clinic.

In brief: Failure detection

Pacemakers are electronic devices using batteries that eventually wear out.
Also the pacing wires that deliver the signal that controls the heart can be compromised by scarring or dislodgement. All of these issues plus more can be detected noninvasively and even remotely by telephone transmissions. Absolutely need to be followed regularly by a pacemaker clinic.
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh
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Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine

In brief: Paecmaker

It stood working or works incorrectly. You can die.

In brief: Paecmaker

It stood working or works incorrectly. You can die.
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Dr. Alan Falkoff
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