[fusion_dropcap boxed="yes" boxed_radius="5" class="fusion-content-tb-dropcap"]F[/fusion_dropcap]LINT TOWNSHIP, MI — Two months after becoming the first person in Genesee County and just the second in the state to receive new life-saving technology for patients at risk for heart failure, Ellane Kerry is a changed woman.

“I can do whatever I want again now,” said Kerry, 69, of Burton. “I feel fine.”

Kerry underwent surgery May 23 at McLaren-Flint to have a new biventricular pacemaker/defibrillator implanted in her body that is not only 30 percent smaller in size, but adapts to her heart rhythm when she is at rest or active…

“Seventy-five percent of patients feel better after this procedure,” Hassan said.

— Read the full article by Shaun Byron from MLive