Tuesday, August 22, 2006
President Ford gets heart pacemaker
ROCHESTER, Minnesota (CNN) -- Former President Gerald Ford has received a cardiac pacemaker and is in stable condition at the Mayo Clinic, where the procedure was done, a statement from his office said Monday.

Over the past few days, Ford, 93, has been evaluated and undergone a series of tests at the clinic that resulted in the implantation of the device, which is intended "to enhance his heart's performance," his office said. (Full story)

The procedure "went smoothly and without incident," according to the statement, and Ford is "resting comfortably."
Posted By CNN's Washington Bureau: 8/22/2006 08:39:00 AM ET | Permalink
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