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my father who is 82 had a pace maker fitted on the 10th April

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my father who is 82 had a pace maker fitted on the 10th April 2014, and 2 stents fitted the week after, he is still breathless and feels no benefit of either procedure. why is this?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 3 years ago.
Hello
He might have fluid around the heart
Take him back in
Ask for an echocardiogram
Even if you have to take him to the ER.
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