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Can a person have both a pacemaker and a defibrillator

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Can a person receive both a pacemaker and a defibrillator?

Can a person receive both a pacemaker and a defibrillator? ...
 

Is there a difference beteween a defibrillator and a pacemaker?

It seems like both of them keep the pace of ur heart in check. ...
 

What happens if a defibrillator pad is placed directly over a pacemaker?

What happens if a defibrillator pad is placed directly over a pacemaker My husband had a heart transplant some 23 years ago and recently underwent cardioversion when the defibrillator pad was placed ...
 

What would happen if i placed a magnet onto my pacemaker/defibrillator?

what would happen if i placed a magnet onto my pacemaker/defibrillator? what would happen if i placed a magnet onto my pacemaker/defibrillator? ...
 

Can tablet or IPad interfere with pacemaker and defibrillator causing worse CHF?

Can a Samsung Galaxy tablet affect a pacemaker/defibrillator? My father recently got a tablet and has a pacemaker/defibrillator and started having episodes for which the cardiologist had him come ...
 

Quadrupal bypass surgery, pacemaker, defibrilator, kidneys not working. Drug side effects?

MY HUSBAND HAS HAD HEART ATTACK AND THEN QUADRUPAL BIPASS THEN HAS A PSCEMAKER AND DEFRIBULATOR FITTED NOW THERE I A QUERY ON HIS BLOOD TESTS FOR HIS KIDNEYS SAYING THEY NOT WORKING AS WELL AS THEY WERE BEFORE HIS H/A AND HIS LAST BLOOD TEST...
 

Implantable heart defibrillator

My mom got diagnosed with tachycardia today and i wanted to know in a serious case what is the survival rate of a person who has one and wht other steps should be take. Im going to the hospital soon ...
 

Has congestive heart failure. Used pigskin valve and repaired a valve, on pacemaker and defibrillator. What does this mean?

in a pigskin valve and reapaired another valve.He also has a pacemaker/defibrillator.When he left hospital his ...
 

Has high heart rate. Had pacemaker placed, defibrillator. Does he need heart transplant?

had to have a pacemaker placed 10 years ago due to too low heartrate. and his dad has a disease ...
 

Have congestive heart failure. Am diabetic. Had defibrillator- pacemaker. Second heart attack. Vein little damaged. Recommendations

I have congestive heart failure. I am a 73 year old diabetic female who has had bilateral mastectomies . IN june of this year I had a defibrillator- pacemaker implanted but the 3rd link could ...
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Suggest treatment for ejection fraction 20%

E fraction of20% have tried all kinds of meds etc now have a pacemaker and defibrillator ...
 

What is the reason for dropping BP with the pacemaker in the heart?

my husband has a pacemaker defibrilator with the pacemaker set at 70. He's had this unit several years He has a-fib, and mitral valve leakage. The pacemaker has run the heart around 70 for most ...
 

Taken Flomax. Due to low BP, have defibrillator and had cardiac arrest many times. Asked to discontinue intercourse

I have taken Flomax for approximately 10 years. Due to very low blood pressure, it was discontinued about 4 months ago. I have a defibrillator/pacemaker. I have been in cardiac arrest numerous times. My ...
 

Defibrillator inserted after having a heart attack. Taking metoprolol and diovan. Noticed red spots on back. How serious is it?

Hello, My husband, 71, had a cardiac arrest a week ago. He got a pacemaker and a defibrillator inserted. He has been taking metoprolol 25 mg twice a day and diovan 80 mg once a day since his release ...
 

Dialated cardiomyopath atrial fibrillation, defibrillator installed due to Tosades des pointes syndrome. Is ubiquinol a good choice to improve my EF?

In March I was diagnosed with Dialated Cardiomyopath afib and had an EF of 25 percent. I had a pacemaker/Defibrillator installed due to seizures in the hospital due to tosades des pointes syndrome. My ...
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Can a pacemaker help Afib?
Welcome to Health Care Magic No… Rarely / Only after ablation of the communication between the atria and ventricles (upper & lower chambers) There are better options / ask your treating doctor Wishing well
 
My baby heart stopped will there be a chance it can start beating again
there is a chance if immediat electric shock given with defibrillator
 
Had to get pacemaker.....is it still ok to go to tanning bed?
Tanning beds are considered safe when a pacemaker is in place.
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