“Former Vice President Mike Pence had a pacemaker implanted earlier this week, according to a statement from his office.
“Pence’s office said Thursday the former vice president had experienced symptoms related to a slow heart rate. He received surgery in Falls Church, Virginia Wednesday to implant the pacemaker, a small device installed underneath the skin to help control heartbeat.
“His office said Pence is expected to make a full recovery “and return to normal activity in the coming days.”
“”I am grateful for the swift professionalism and care of the outstanding doctors, nurses and staff at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute,” Pence said in a statement. “My family as been truly blessed by the work of these dedicated healthcare professionals.””
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