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If you have a heart arrhythmia, your doctor may determine that a pacemaker is the best treatment option. As an interventional procedure, implanting a pacemaker device does not require surgery or an open incision.
St. Joseph's Heart & Vascular Institute is a leader in interventional care. Our cardiologists use the latest digital technology and minimally invasive tools.
The procedure is done on either an inpatient or outpatient basis, depending on your medical history. After the procedure, your pacemaker settings will be rechecked. Your physician will decide on the best post-operative care for you. Follow any instructions given to you, including:
Call your doctor right away if you have any of the following: