A pacemaker device implanted in the abdomen or chest can control abnormal heart rhythms. Millions of people have a pacemaker and more than one million additional ones are implanted every year. Pacemakers utilize electrical impulses to assist the heart in maintaining a …

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Medical technology marches on, it seems faster than ever. The Medtronic Micra® Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) – the world’s smallest pacemaker – was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in April 2016.  Two electrophysiologists Jersey Shore University Medical Center implanted …

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