Objectives: Many electromagnetic fields emitting equipments can potentially interfere with the activity of implantable heart-assist devices. The purpose of this work is to summarize data available in the literature about the possible interferences of common dental equipments with these devices. Materials and methods: PubMed database was searched using the following keywords: "cardiac devices", "electromagnetic interferences". Results and conclusions: Possible risks in hospitals, daily life and dental offices are reported. The most part of equipments analyzed are safe.
|Translated title of the contribution||Cardiac devices and their possible interferences in dental office|
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Oral Surgery