Cardiac resynchronization therapy can help restore a normal coordinated heart rhythm by delivering pacing therapy to both sides of the heart. Pacing therapy consists of delivering a steady pattern of small electrical pulses to the heart muscle through the implanted leads.
Your doctor will use specific criteria to determine if you are a potential candidate for cardiac resynchronization therapy.
Several types of doctors specialize in treating people with heart failure. A good first step is to see your primary care doctor.
Your healthcare team will walk you through the surgical process, which includes important steps before, during, and following the procedure to implant a CRT device.
We've provided answers to some commonly asked questions about CRT devices.
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