cardiology
Arrhythmia

Airport screening and electric cars don’t affect cardiac implantable devices


People with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIED) can be reassured that device functionality is not affected by electromagnetic fields generated by travel security screening, researchers say. In a study of the effects of the millimetre-wave body scanners used at airports, German researchers found no evidence of electromagnetic interference on cardiac implantable electronic device function. The ...

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