Interference of cellular phones with implanted permanent pacemakers.

@article{Chen1996InterferenceOC,
  title={Interference of cellular phones with implanted permanent pacemakers.},
  author={W H Chen and C-P. Lau and Simon Kwok Fai Leung and David Soon Wee Ho and In Sung Lee},
  journal={Clinical cardiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={19 11},
  pages={
          881-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND HYPOTHESIS Occasional reports have suggested that cellular phones may interfere with permanent pacemakers. Our investigation sought to determine systematically the effects of commercially available cellular phones on the performances of different pacing modes and sensing lead configurations of permanent implanted pacemakers. METHODS We conducted the study in 29 patients implanted with single- or dual-chamber bipolar rate-adaptive permanent pacemakers (a total of nine different… CONTINUE READING
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