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Latest Artificial pacemaker Stories

2012-03-27 00:57:57

A select number of patients who suffer from neurally mediated synope (NMS) – a disorder in which the brain fails to regulate heart rate and blood pressure – may be good candidates to receive a dual-chamber pacemaker to prevent common NMS-related fainting spells.

2012-03-15 12:25:00

63-Year-Old John Martino Looking Forward to Watching His 4 Grandchildren Grow Up Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 SynCardia Systems, Inc., manufacturer

2012-03-14 19:00:00

Innovative Technology Designed to Improve Survival Rates in High Risk Patients with Coronary Artery Disease Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 Heart

2012-03-05 11:59:55

A new power scheme for cardiac pacemakers turns to an unlikely source: vibrations from heartbeats themselves.

2012-02-10 12:00:00

Heart specialists at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) have joined a select group in the country offering patients who suffer from the common and potentially deadly heart rhythm disorder ventricular

2012-02-01 23:42:45

Though pacemakers require only small amounts of energy (about 1 millionth of a Watt), their batteries have to be replaced periodically, which means multiple surgeries for patients.

2012-01-26 09:43:52

More than 100,000 implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) are implanted in the United States annually, fully a quarter of those are generator replacements simply because the battery is depleted.


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