Advances in pacemakers from Medwatch 7 KSWO on Vimeo.

According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Oklahoma has the third highest death rate in the nation from heart disease, and it’s the leading killer in Oklahoma, surpassing any other diseases.

New advances in pacemakers give hope to those suffering from heart disease. Lawton cardiologist Dr. Bassam Saliba explains how the new technology works.