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Due to have Hip relacement I have a pacemaker to keep heart

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Due to have Hip relacement
I have a pacemaker to keep heart stopping,low AF
Can I have a Epidural
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
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Thanks question
Yes, you can have an epidural
there is no reason why you can't
why do you think that you can't?
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thanks reply

I have just had a TURP operation and the gas man recommend not to have Epidural. Can not remember why!

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
I don't think it has anything to do with the atrial fibrillation
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Due to have Hip replacement
You replied to say Epidural should be Ok. I mentioned I just had a TURP operation and the I though the Gas man said something about the pacemaker having to work at 100% On my annual Pacemaker check I think the cardiologist said it was cutting in 75/80 % of the time.


I hope to have Epidural if it is safe option