Smartphones and power lines can interfere with pacemakers and implanted defibrillators. However, while possible, problems are unlikely, experts say.
Pacemakers — tiny implantable computers that speed up a slow heart rhythm — help millions of people, from newborns to 90-year-olds. But many people don’t realize they need one.
A leadless pacemaker can reduce complications from surgery and infection. The device works well for some heart patients, but not for all. Find out if you’re a good candidate.