Items Tagged ‘cardiac devices’

October 27, 2009

Safety study of capsule endoscopy in patients with implantable cardiac devices finds no interference

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

A study of patients with implantable cardiac devices such as pacemakers, implantable defibrillators or left ventricular assist devices found that performing capsule endoscopy in these patients is safe and that the devices in general do not interfere with images captured by the capsule…   “Our assessment did not reveal any interference on the implanted cardiac […]

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Tags: capsule endoscopy, cardiac devices

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