How Much Do You Know About Your “Ticker?”

Study reveals that most patients with a device that regulates their heart rhythm want to—and should—know more about it.

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If your heart isn’t beating normally, you may be one of millions who benefit from a cardiovascular implantable electronic device (CIED). These small, battery-powered devices implanted under the skin include pacemakers for speeding up slow hearts, implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) for preventing sudden cardiac death and cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices, which help the heart contract […]
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