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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?
     
  2. lobelsteve

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