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I am having a pacemaker replacement with temporary wire cover,

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I am having a pacemaker replacement with temporary wire cover, What does "temporary wire cover mean
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I am waiting to have my Pacemaker replaced as it is nearing its time. I have received a letter froom the hospital to say that I will be having the pacemaker replaced with "temporary wire cover". What is "Temporary wire cover"

I believe this means that they will place a temporary pacemaker to cover you during the change

like a lead that sits on your chest and paces if needed during the procedure
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