Frequently Asked Questions (Electrophysiology)

At Children's National, we understand that families have many questions about their child's condition and care. Here is a list of frequently asked questions regarding diagnostic and interventional electrophysiology.

  • Can my child participate in regular, daily activities with a pacemaker or ICD?
  • Can you have a normal life with a pacemaker or ICD?
  • How can I ensure that my child's pacemaker/ICD is working properly?
  • How do I perform a telephonic or web-based check-ups for your child’s pacemaker or ICD?
  • What precautions should be taken with a pacemaker/ICD?