Pacemaker

First pacemaker insertion in April.  Leads came dislodged, had to have them reinserted 10 days later.  After that I have a feeling of another beating heart on my right side.  I have dual leads.  Cardiologist reply is, “interesting “!  Anyone else have this feeling?


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Extra beats

by Violet West - 2019-06-20 10:38:03

I was bothered by the feeling of extra beats (on the left side by my diaphragm) after implantation.  The device technician was able to adjust the leads -- apparently stimulating the phrenic nerve.  No problem since.

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