78 year old receives world's smallest leadless pacemaker
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Doctors have successfully implanted the world's smallest pacemaker, the size of a vitamin pill with advanced pacing technology, in a 78 year old. Unlike most pacemakers that are placed inside patient's chest with leads (wires) running to the heart, this is implanted through a keyhole sized incision through the groin region into the heart and reduces the risk of lead infection, pacemaker pocket infection, venous obstruction etc. by almost 50%...

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