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Influence of digital and analogue cellular telephones on implanted pacemakers.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9347275     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSION: Cellular 'phones may be dangerous for pacemaker patients. However, they can be used safely if patients do not carry the 'phone close to the pacemaker, which is the only place where high risk interference has been observed.
G Altamura; S Toscano; G Gentilucci; F Ammirati; A Castro; C Pandozi; M Santini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European heart journal     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0195-668X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. Heart J.     Publication Date:  1997 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-11-24     Completed Date:  1997-11-24     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8006263     Medline TA:  Eur Heart J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1632-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Heart Diseases, S. Filippo Neri Hospital, Rome, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / physiopathology,  therapy
Electromagnetic Fields / adverse effects*
Environmental Exposure / adverse effects
Follow-Up Studies
Middle Aged
Pacemaker, Artificial*
Comment In:
Eur Heart J. 1997 Oct;18(10):1528-9   [PMID:  9347262 ]

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