Spectrum Health Using New Heart Pacing Device That Gives Doctors More Options

Spectrum Health electrophysiologists are the first in West Michigan to begin implanting a new pacemaker and defibrillator that features four wires as opposed to three or two. It gives physicians more options and flexibility in treating patients with heart failure.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2012


Spectrum Health Implants State’s First MRI-Safe Pacemaker

The first implantation of an MRI-compatible pacemaker in Michigan was performed Wednesday at Spectrum Health Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center. The device allows patients with a pacemaker to undergo safe magnetic resonance imaging scans.


Man Postpones Pacemaker Until After UM-MSU

A 69-year-old Detroit resident who suffers from a weakened heart has called an audible and told doctors to postpone plans to install a pacemaker – until after this week’s Michigan-Michigan State football rivalry game.