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Little pacemaker for little kids: prototype avoids open heart surgery

November 12, 2018

Researchers have tested an almond-sized pacemaker protype – designed to make procedures for infants less invasive, less painful –on piglets. Dr. Rohan Kumthekar, a cardiologist at the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, believes the process will lead to shorter surgeries, faster recovery times and reduced medical […]

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