Address any underlying comorbid disease or condition:
- Rheumatic fever
- Congestive heart failure
- Valvular heart disease
- Ventricular function impairment
- Mitral valve prolapse
- Thromboembolic events, including angina, heart attack, and stroke
- Decreased cardiac output
- Pulmonary congestion
- Acute infection
- Pulmonary conditions including lung carcinoma
- Excessive alcohol intake
Proximity to electromagnetic generating devices in a dental setting has not been shown to have an effect on today’s pacemakers and defibrillators.
No antibiotic prophylaxis is needed at any time after placement of these devices.
| Drugs/ drug|
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