Pacemaker placement

What is pacemaker placement?
A pacemaker placement is the implantation of a small electronic device that will be placed in the chest (underneath the collarbone) to help manage electric...
Tue, 5 Oct, 2021 at 8:24 AM
Why do I need an pacemaker placement?
Pacemakers are implants that are put in the heart to help manage the rate of your heartbeat. After a heart attack, surgery, or a medicine overdose, they c...
Tue, 5 Oct, 2021 at 8:33 AM
How to prepare for a pacemaker placement?
Follow the instructions of your healthcare team to prepare for this procedure. You may be instructed to sign a consent form that permits your doctor to do...
Fri, 8 Oct, 2021 at 8:21 AM
What happens after a pacemaker placement?
You will be able to go home the next day after the procedure. Please inform your doctor if you experience chest pain or tightness, or any other pain at th...
Tue, 5 Oct, 2021 at 9:41 AM
What are the risks associated with a pacemaker placement?
As with any procedure, there are few risks associated with pacemaker placement which include:  Infection where the pacemaker was implanted Allergic re...
Tue, 5 Oct, 2021 at 8:36 AM
Pacemaker Precautions
Make sure you carry an ID card that states that you have a pacemaker inserted. When passing through airport security scanners, let the screeners know you ...
Tue, 5 Oct, 2021 at 8:38 AM
How do I prepare for an pacemaker placement?
Do not eat or drink anything after midnight, the night before your procedure Take medications as instructed with a small sip of water the morning of the p...
Tue, 5 Oct, 2021 at 8:39 AM
What to expect during your recovery after a pacemaker procedure?
Remove the dressing the day after the procedure. If you are admitted overnight, then the dressing will be removed by the Electrophysiology team in the morn...
Tue, 5 Oct, 2021 at 8:49 AM
How do I prepare for a Leadless Pacemaker Procedure?
Do not eat or drink anything after midnight, the night before your procedure. Take medications as instructed with a small sip of water the morning of the ...
Tue, 5 Oct, 2021 at 8:50 AM
Recovery after a Leadless Pacemaker Implant
Recovery after Leadless Pacemaker Implant After the implant of a Leadless pacemaker, you may experience some redness, bruising, or tenderness at the inser...
Wed, 2 Sep, 2020 at 7:27 AM