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Saturday, February 05, 2011 ANGP, Community Member, asks

Q: Will a pacemaker help congestive heart failure condition

Hi my dad is 67 years old and had a bypass done 5 years back . In 2007 he was diagnosed of Congestive Heart Failure. He is currrently expiriencing the same issue and the doctor suggested that we can fit pacemaker , the doctor says it might help. My questions is will the pacemaker really help him ? According to the doctor his heart functions at 30 % of the capacity.

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2/ 9/11 12:05pm

Hi ANGP,

 

Here's a link to information:

 

Pacemaker Patient Guide

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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By ANGP, Community Member— Last Modified: 05/06/14, First Published: 02/05/11