Frequently Asked Questions1. Which doctor performs a pacemaker surgery?
A Cardiac Electrophysiologist along with cardiac surgeon performs a pacemaker surgery as well as a replacement surgery.
2. Does a patient have to stay in hospital after a pacemaker surgery?
For the first pacemaker surgery, the patients are observed overnight, following the surgical procedure, before being discharged. However, for a replacement surgery, the procedure is performed during the daytime and the individual is free to leave the hospital on the same day.
3. What are the diagnostic tests to detect arrhythmias of the heart?
A stress test, a Holter monitor test, an EKG or ECG, and an echocardiogram are some of the tests to detect arrhythmias of the heart.
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