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    Re: Hoiberg to have pacemaker replaced

    Best wishes, Coach.



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    Re: Hoiberg to have pacemaker replaced

    Quote Originally Posted by Jsievers24 View Post
    I guess all those close games last year did catch up with him.
    I was going to post something similar. As much as much heart stopped last year his pacemaker must have been overworked! Best wishes out to Fred!


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    Re: Hoiberg to have pacemaker replaced

    Quote Originally Posted by clonetil01 View Post
    Okay, I'm gonna say it. If the surgeon is a Gopher or Hawkeye, I say we have an ISU vet grad go up and do it. We can't gamble at this point. With the strides Freddie is blowing past those too, you can't put anything past them.
    I would feel more confident if Fred was doing the surgery himself. History has shown he is better than most at everything.



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    Re: Hoiberg to have pacemaker replaced

    I bet he's upset he has to do this in July, isn't July one of the biggest recruiting months of the year? I would hate to have him rush things...



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    Re: Hoiberg to have pacemaker replaced

    Quote Originally Posted by DandyCyclone View Post
    @TravisHines21: Hoiberg said he found out today he would need the surgery, but learned in January his pacemaker would need to be replaced inside 14 months.

    @TravisHines21: He called the surgery routine for anyone with a pacemaker, though it'll be his first time having the procedure.

    @TravisHines21: The surgery will be done at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. and Hoiberg said he anticipated being released tomorrow afternoon.
    I think I read somewhere that the batteries only last for 5-10 years, so he would probably need to have an operation to get them replaced in the near future anyway.



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    Re: Hoiberg to have pacemaker replaced

    Quote Originally Posted by clonetil01 View Post
    Okay, I'm gonna say it. If the surgeon is a Gopher or Hawkeye, I say we have an ISU vet grad go up and do it. We can't gamble at this point. With the strides Freddie is blowing past those too, you can't put anything past them.
    If he's a surgeon at the Mayo Clinic, you can immediately rule him out as a Hawkeye.



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    Re: Hoiberg to have pacemaker replaced

    I hear it's not nearly as risky a procedure as the one he's already had done where he had his blood replaced with ice water.



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    Re: Hoiberg to have pacemaker replaced

    Quote Originally Posted by longtimeclone View Post
    I think I read somewhere that the batteries only last for 5-10 years, so he would probably need to have an operation to get them replaced in the near future anyway.
    This is me being REAL dumb, but I assume with each new one the battery life gets better and better (think batteries of today vs when you were a kid).....wonder if they will ever get to the point it could charge like those proximity chargers that cellphones use now.

    Obviously, never want to mess with the batteries of the thing that keeps the ticker going.



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    Re: Hoiberg to have pacemaker replaced

    Quote Originally Posted by cyrocksmypants View Post
    I hear it's not nearly as risky a procedure as the one he's already had done where he had his blood replaced with ice water.
    That was birth. Once Fred explained the process to the doctor through a sophisticated series of knocks and kicks, there was no danger.


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    Re: Hoiberg to have pacemaker replaced

    Quote Originally Posted by CapnCy View Post
    This is me being REAL dumb, but I assume with each new one the battery life gets better and better (think batteries of today vs when you were a kid).....wonder if they will ever get to the point it could charge like those proximity chargers that cellphones use now.

    Obviously, never want to mess with the batteries of the thing that keeps the ticker going.
    What I find fascinating is the way that the data is downloaded from them. My father calls someplace in California (he's in Arizona) every couple of months and holds the phone to his chest.



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    Re: Hoiberg to have pacemaker replaced

    Speedy and safe procedure and recovery coach!!!



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    Re: Hoiberg to have pacemaker replaced

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    Be easy on yourself after surgery tmrw, Coach!".."I'm not soft like my players, Naz!" Lol s/o to the best coach out.




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    Re: Hoiberg to have pacemaker replaced

    Good luck to Hoiberg.



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    Re: Hoiberg to have pacemaker replaced

    Quote Originally Posted by CapnCy View Post
    This is me being REAL dumb, but I assume with each new one the battery life gets better and better (think batteries of today vs when you were a kid).....wonder if they will ever get to the point it could charge like those proximity chargers that cellphones use now.

    Obviously, never want to mess with the batteries of the thing that keeps the ticker going.

    I'm assuming he will eventually have something glowing from his chest like Iron Man.



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    Re: Hoiberg to have pacemaker replaced

    Hope Fred has a long healthy life like JO. He did play for the Pacers.



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