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What are the dangers of having a pacemaker?

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Dr. Quazi Bari
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Procedure dangers

During pacemaker procedure - rupture, pericarditis, infections of site , which rarely happens, very safe and easy procedures that saves life.

In brief: Procedure dangers

During pacemaker procedure - rupture, pericarditis, infections of site , which rarely happens, very safe and easy procedures that saves life.
Dr. Quazi Bari
Dr. Quazi Bari
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Dr. Sergio Cossu
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: None really

Pacemakers are pretty much standard these days.
Present day pacemakers provide synchrony between the top and bottom chambers of the heart and some also between both chambers. Pacemakers in the past were stuck at a certain rate clearly making it less than physiological. Current devices will increase the rate of pacing based on the amount of activity you are doing utilizing sensors.

In brief: None really

Pacemakers are pretty much standard these days.
Present day pacemakers provide synchrony between the top and bottom chambers of the heart and some also between both chambers. Pacemakers in the past were stuck at a certain rate clearly making it less than physiological. Current devices will increase the rate of pacing based on the amount of activity you are doing utilizing sensors.
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