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SCS and pacemakers?

Discussion in 'Pain Medicine' started by ManUnited, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. ManUnited

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    Was wondering if SCS for failed back (with electrodes in low thoracic region) will interfere with pacemakers or cause failure of those devices.

    Anyone with experience implanting these patients?
     
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  3. lobelsteve

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    Contraindicated in demand type pm. Should have pm rep there for all others.
     

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