i am due to go into hospital to have my pacemaker taken out and the leads extracted. I won’t go into the reasons now. Too complicated. I am however, going to have a new pacemaker put in and new leads both atrial and ventricle. Has anyone out there had this done? I am aware that it can only be done by a doctor who has done this procedure before. I am extremely anxious about this. I am having a general anaesthetic.
comments and reassurance please. No scary stories- I’m scared enough!
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You always have something close to your heart.
The pacer systems are really very reliable. The main problem is the incompetent programming of them. If yours is working well for you, get on with life and enjoy it. You probably are more at risk of problems with a valve job than the pacer.