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My husband has had a pacemaker fitted in April and is due to

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My husband has had a pacemaker fitted in April and is due to have a ct angiogram. we are concerned that the pm will interfere with the CT angiogram and give an inconclusive result. Are we right to be concerned?
Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes, we have been referred by Doc and cardiologist. My husband is on beta blockers to try and control symptoms which he has experienced both before pacemaker and currently. Hence the reason for the CT angiogram.
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

pacemakers have no effect on CTs

just MRIs

he will be fine

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.
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