Electrocautery use in patients with implanted cardiac devices

M. B. Kimmey, F. H. 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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Abstract

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
Volume40
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology

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