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Pacemaker is no longer required. and battery delected. does

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pacemaker is no longer required. and battery delected. does the battery need to be removed
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 1 month ago.
Hello and welcome to Just Answer. I looking forward to assisting you with your question and providing excellent service. What do you mean delected? Deactivated? The battery does not need to be removed. Pacemakers can be blocked or deactivated without removing the battery
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
no longer need pacemaker . and the battery life expired. does battery need to be removed
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 1 month ago.
No it does not