Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine
Letter to the Editor
Cardiology | Environmental Public Health | Equipment and Supplies | Health and Medical Administration | Health Services Administration
We encourage the readers to exercise increased awareness, perform detailed risk-benefit assessments, and apply risk mitigation strategies for patients with implantable devices who may be exposed to hostile electromagnetic hospital environments.
Electromagnetic interference, Hospital environment, ICDs, Pacemakers
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Hellenic J Cardiol. 2017 Nov 14. pii: S1109-9666(17)30396-2. doi: 10.1016/j.hjc.2017.11.009. [Epub ahead of print]. Link to article on publisher's site
Hellenic journal of cardiology : HJC = Hellenike kardiologike epitheorese
Kakouros N, Kakouros SN. (2017). Pacemaker malfunction risks within the electromagnetically rich hospital environment. Open Access Articles. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hjc.2017.11.009. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/oapubs/3310
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