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Old 02-02-2011, 06:15 AM   #1
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i,ve got a fibulater and pacemaker which was put in a yesr ago that brought up my infraction rate to 30 but just got it checked again and it,s back down to 22% now. would like to know how low can it get before it stop,s?....thank,s

Old 02-08-2011, 11:00 AM   #2
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Re: wandering

Don't think there's an absolute answer to your question. Do you have swelling or other signs of congestive heart failure?

I have a defibrillator because my ejection fraction is in the 25% range. It's been there for years, yet I live a normal life without obvious CHF symptoms.

I had a stress cardiac PET scan last week, but haven't heard back from the cardiologist on what it shows.

I have heard of individuals whose EF is 10%. But evidently that gets pretty dicey, because that (as I understand it) is probably heart transplant range.

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