UMMS Affiliation

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine

Publication Date

11-14-2017

Document Type

Letter to the Editor

Disciplines

Cardiology | Environmental Public Health | Equipment and Supplies | Health and Medical Administration | Health Services Administration

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Electromagnetic interference, Hospital environment, ICDs, Pacemakers

Rights and Permissions

© 2017 Hellenic Society of Cardiology. Publishing services by Elsevier B.V. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).

DOI of Published Version

10.1016/j.hjc.2017.11.009

Source

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

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Hellenic journal of cardiology : HJC = Hellenike kardiologike epitheorese

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

29154816

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

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