Living with a CRT Device
Your CRT-D or CRT-P device will help your heart beat more efficiently so you can enjoy an active life, including work, hobbies, sexual activity and travel. However, you may need to take a few precautions after your procedure. Find out more about living with a CRT device below.
See how you can get back to your daily activities after a CRT procedure, including exercising, driving, and sexual intimacy.
Using Household Appliances and Tools
Get guidelines for using household appliances safely with a CRT-P or CRT-D and learn about electromagnetic interference (EMI).
Traveling with a CRT Device
Find tips for traveling with a CRT device, including going through airport security, ordering a Medical Device ID Card, finding a doctor, and more.
Medical and Dental Procedures
Learn about medical and dental procedures that may affect your CRT device so you and your doctor can take necessary precautions.
Discover ways to lead a heart-healthy lifestyle - from staying active to eating right to quitting smoking.
LATITUDE™ Home Monitoring
Find out how to set up and use LATITUDE, a home monitoring system that helps your doctor monitor your device and heart condition.
CRT-P and CRT-D Models
Download more information about your specific CRT-P or CRT-D model, including device size and longevity.
CRT-P Device Models
Resources and Support
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