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Safety and cost of installing pacemaker - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User :   what is the cost of installing a pacemaker ?
User :   and how safe is it ?
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   pace maker installation depends on the cause for which it has been installd
User :   actually my father is hospitalized due to slow pulse rate
Doctor :   ok
User :   and he was told that pace maker might be required
Doctor :   does he has any hart blocks
User :   yes. inside his heart itself
User :   according to the doctors
Doctor :   pace amker can be installed
Doctor :   the cost depnds on the hospital
User :   average ?!
Doctor :   how old is he?
User :   60
Doctor :   does he has any other medical problems like hypertension, Diabetes?
User :   no
Doctor :   costs may vary from 2 to 4 lakh rupees
Doctor :   has he undergone bypass surgery

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