Electrocautery use in patients with implanted cardiac devices

M. B. Kimmey, Firas Al Kawas, D. A. Burnett, D. L. Carr-Locke, A. J. DiMarino, R. M. Gannon, Z. A. Saeed, M. W. Scobey, T. N. Stein, S. M. Steinberg

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At this time, there is no evidence to support the contention that electrocautery should not be used during endoscopic procedures in patients who have cardiac pacemakers or implantable cardioverter defibrillators.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)794-795
Number of pages2
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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Kimmey, M. B., Al Kawas, F., Burnett, D. A., Carr-Locke, D. L., DiMarino, A. J., Gannon, R. M., ... Steinberg, S. M. (1994). Electrocautery use in patients with implanted cardiac devices. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 40(6), 794-795.