I got my first CRT pacemaker in august 2008. I got my second CRT pacemaker in october 2014.
Yesterday I went for pacemaker check up which is 1x a year and the pm tech says I have 3 yrs 7 months left. So maybe I get to 10 yrs on it. Says I am a frugal user.
I got flu virus early 2008 damage loss of 33% function of heart. I had robotic mitral repair 2001. I had flu shot but it did not work. Now with Corona I am supposed to avoid hospital but my cardiologist still wants an Echo done, appt is for in september. I am in one of the EU countries where they tell you just some basics. I am homebound but still do my own housekeeping and cooking.Only leave house for medical appointments. Why does battery last longer time?