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Can someone with a biventricular pacemaker have a mammogram? 

submitted by Jenny from Hampshire, England on 3/07/2011


by Texas Heart Institute cardiologist, Raymond F. Stainback, MD  

Raymond F. Stainback, MDA mammogram may still be performed. The pacemaker leads should be well out of the field of evaluation. The mammogram uses very low level x-rays and these do not interfere with the pacemaker device.    

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