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Re: Tattoo

Post by idunno313 » August 25th, 2011, 1:58 pm

I had asked my tattoo artist if he would do a tattoo above the implant and indicated he would not because it's sensitive to begin with, the device itself shouldn't be subjected to the pressure and that it's all in all a bad idea.
DCM ( thanks dad), LBBB, VT, VF oh... and CHF
1st icd: 5/26/05
2nd w/ lead.change: 3/17/10
Lots of shocks, 4 unsuccessful ablations and then a heart transplant 2/25/14. Feeling great (knock on wood). Thank you UPenn and MRAG for the hospital suggestion!!!


Re: Tattoo

Post by Britt » August 30th, 2011, 1:06 pm

I'm 19 and I've had my ICD diner I was 13 I have three tattoos one on my wrist says that I have an ICD and I've had no problems with them but the 6 inch rule is a good rule!

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