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Do I need surgery to have a pacemaker put in?

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Dr. Ramin Rafie
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: No

I would not refer to it as surgery, more like a simple procedure.
Very small incision is made by somebody who has done this 100 if not thousands of times.

In brief: No

I would not refer to it as surgery, more like a simple procedure.
Very small incision is made by somebody who has done this 100 if not thousands of times.
Dr. Ramin Rafie
Dr. Ramin Rafie
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Pacemaker

Pacemaker implantation is a surgical procedure but it is minor surgery.
The surgical part is minimal, the electrophysiologic part of getting the device installed and adjusted is a bigger deal but an everyday procedure so well done.

In brief: Pacemaker

Pacemaker implantation is a surgical procedure but it is minor surgery.
The surgical part is minimal, the electrophysiologic part of getting the device installed and adjusted is a bigger deal but an everyday procedure so well done.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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