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  • Wireless Router for High Speed Internet and ICD

    Hi

    I have a question......

    I want to install a wireless Router for another computer in my home. The wireless Router would sit at my desk, do those devices interfere with the ICD?

    The salesperson at Best Buy said that it works off the same connection as a 24 GHz cordless phone. But he did not know if it would interfere with my ICD.

    Thank you for any information, I appreciate it.
    49 yrs. old
    Diagnosed at 31.
    Cardiac Arrest 2003, RF Ablation in AZ, no positive result -
    First ICD 2003 - In 2006 lead went bad, abandoned lead, threaded new one & new generator
    Myectomy 5-5-05 at The Cleveland Clinic - Dr. Lever & Dr. Smedira -heart surgeon.
    Currently have Grade 2 Diastolic Dysfunction with pulmonary hypertension & pulmonary edema.
    My brother passed away suddenly at 34 yrs old from HCM.
    2 teenage children, ages 17 and 15.

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    I've never thought about this before, but the best bet would be to call the ICD manufacturer. They have the most complete list, I would think.

    Reenie
    Reenie

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    Husband has HCM.
    3 kids - ages 23, 21, & 19. All presently clear of HCM.

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    • #3
      It is not on any list I know of. I have had a similar system in my home for over a year with No problems at all.

      Lisa
      Knowledge is power ... Stay informed!
      YOU can make a difference - all you have to do is try!

      Dx age 12 current age 46 and counting!
      lost: 5 family members to HCM (SCD, Stroke, CHF)
      Others diagnosed living with HCM (or gene +) include - daughter, niece, nephew, cousin, sister and many many friends!
      Therapy - ICD (implanted 97, 01, 04 and 11, medication
      Currently not obstructed
      Complications - unnecessary pacemaker and stroke (unrelated to each other)

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