Novel Leadless Pacemaker Makes Debut At HRS 2013

First results in human patients of a novel leadless pacemaker were presented last week at the HRS meeting in Denver by Vivek Reddy.  Pacemaker leads are the most common source of complications associated with pacemakers today. The self-contained device is delivered via catheter to the right ventricle, to which it is attached with a fixation mechanism.  The device is manufactured by Nanostim, Inc, a small company which is being acquired by St. Jude Medical.

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