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About Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices

A cardiac resynchronization heart device sends tiny electrical pulses to the lower chambers of your heart so it can pump blood more efficiently.

What Is It?

CRT is a heart failure treatment option in which an implantable heart failure device helps the lower chambers of the heart to beat in rhythm.
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Our CRT Devices for Heart Failure

The heart device is surgically placed under the skin, typically just below the collarbone.

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Benefits and Risks

As with any medical procedure, there are benefits and risks with cardiac resynchronization therapy. Talk to your doctor to determine if CRT is right for you.
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Questions and Answers

We've provided answers to some commonly asked questions about CRT devices.
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Personal Stories

Read about the experiences of people who have received our products and therapies. You’ll learn first-hand what life was like for these particular patients, both before and after treatment.
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Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.

Last updated: 9 Aug 2013

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