Bleeping in the night

Hi

I'm 43 years old and 5 days post pacemaker implantation with dual chamber DDDR for sinus node dysfunction and symptomatic bradycardia. I feel a lot better already apart from wound and anaesthetic effects, which are improving thankfully. 

I was woken by bleeping from the device last night. Should I be concerned?

Any experience or explanation would be awesome.

Thank you

Lesley


3 Comments

Something not right here

by crustyg - 2019-11-18 07:30:26

Hi Lesley:

I'm fairly sure that Accolade is a trademarked model name from Boston Scientific, not Medtronic.  Is yours Azure, perhaps?

I understand from other users that some of the Medtronic models do bleep if there is an urgent issue that needs to be seen to: please call your EP doc or PM follow up clinic *today* - this may be very urgent.

Best wishes.

Thank you

by Lesleybird22 - 2019-11-19 04:40:44

All ok thanks

Turns out my device cannot bleep! 

I must have dreamt it. Been a tough week ha ha ☺

Thank you for your support and feedback.

Lesley

You're not alone

by crustyg - 2019-11-19 14:03:00

The local transformer near our house blew a fuse with a bang that woke me at about 2AM years ago - and we really had lost mains power.

For the next three months I woke up several times in the small hours having heard the same bang - but just in my dreams.

Please do check your bio/device: I'm sure that Medtronic don't have an Accolade model.  Your Pacemaker ID card should have the correct details, but please don't put serial numbers on this forum.

Best wishes.

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