Pacemaker and defibrillators

Frequent questions and problems in patients with pacemaker and/or defibrillator

Electromagnetic interferences

Rules to respect:

  • Mobile phone: 15 cm distance.
  • HIFI: 1 m distance.
  • Induction furnace: distance 1m.
  • Muscle stimulation device (TENS, musclante belt) use to avoid.
  • Security Portal (airport and ski lifts): avoid passing below.
  • Arc Welding: prohibited.