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  • CAT scans

    Are Cat scans safe for people who have ICDs?
    Thanks
    Bryan

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    Re: CAT scans

    Yes. I have an ICD, and require follow up by CT now for a brain tumor I had out a few years ago. MRIs are a no-no, but CT scans are fine.
    Daughter of Father with HCM
    Diagnosed with HCM 1999.
    Full term pregnancy - Son born 11/01
    ICD implanted 2/03; generator replaced 2/2005 and 2/2012
    Myectomy 8/11/06 - Joe Dearani - Mayo Clinic.

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