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World-first transient pacemaker dissolves in the body after use

June 29, 2021

US scientists from Northwestern University and George Washington University have developed a new type of temporary pacemaker that will not require surgical removal. The fully-implantable, battery-free device can be used in patients who need temporary pacing after cardiac surgery or while waiting for a permanent pacemaker; this eliminates even the need for wires/leads, which may […]

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