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Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

Some people with heart failure develop abnormal heartbeats, or arrhythmias. Some arrhythmias may reduce how well the heart’s lower chambers (ventricles) function.Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT), also known as biventricular pacing, may be needed. In this procedure, a special pacemaker is used to make the ventricles contract at the same time. This helps the lower heart […]

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Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator

An Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) is a battery-powered device placed under your skin, beneath the collarbone, that monitors your heart rate. It uses batteries to send electric signals to a heart that’s beating too slow, same as a pacemaker. It can also deliver an electric shock to help restore a normal heartbeat to a heart […]

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