PM implant 2-1/2 weeks ago in Ecuador. Has follow up, was alarmed.
Ironically my handle, “SpiffyHeart was chosen as my o line name after having four cardiac ablatiions during my adult life.
yesterday, I had first follow up and reading of the recordings in my PM.
(1) my Electrophysiology is ONLY doc to install pm’s without an 8 hr bus ride or plane ride to Quito in the Andes mountains. Quito is also much higher altitude than my city of 8,500ft.
(2) He speaks Spanish, I speak beginner Spanish. I have to take my own translator
(3) my pm is not FDA approved, but is used in Europe with good reviews. It’s MRI compatible. Dual chambers Right atria and Ventrical...pm installed on Rt chest
CONCERN: While reviewing the recordings of 2+ weeks, I’ve has 3-5 events. Some Atrial Fibrulation (which I thought had been ablatd) and more alarming, V-tach at 350bpm! I said, Muy Peligro! (Very dangerous) Which he says Yes!
his solution was to give me ANOTHER plastic card to carry in my purse...in Spanish, so I don’t know what it says...yet.
does anyone know what’s going on??
You know you're wired when...
Your old device becomes a paper weight for your desk.
I am not planning on letting any of this shorten my life. I am planning on living a long happy battery operated life. You never know maybe it will keep me alive longer. I sure know one thing I would have been dead before starting school without it.