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Are pacemakers affected at all by long distance flights or particularly high altitude?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Pacemakers

The function of a pacemaker is not affected by long distance flights or altitude.
The patient's underlying disease process depending on what it is, could however be affected by either.

In brief: Pacemakers

The function of a pacemaker is not affected by long distance flights or altitude.
The patient's underlying disease process depending on what it is, could however be affected by either.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Dr. William Scott
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: No

Pacemakers are subject to electromagnetic interference, but are not affected by altitude.

In brief: No

Pacemakers are subject to electromagnetic interference, but are not affected by altitude.
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