Posts Tagged ‘pacemaker’

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September 22nd, 2014

Another MacGyver Moment in Pacemaker Implantation

Dr. Westby Fisher gets creative with his medical technology.


June 3rd, 2013

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: June 3rd

This week’s topics include pacemaker or ICD surgery without interrupting anticoagulation, the diagnostic accuracy of conventional or age-adjusted D-dimer cut-off values in older patients with suspected VTE, and ICD shocks.


August 13th, 2010

Al Fine

CardioExchange welcomes this guest post reprinted with permission from Dr. Westby Fisher, an electrophysiologist practicing at NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, IL and a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine. This piece originally appeared on his blog, Dr. Wes. “The family wants the pacemaker turned off.” “We don’t typically turn them off.” “They want it off.” “It’s […]