Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, November 21st, 2004
Perkis' AAA pressure reading was such a medical milestone that it recently was televised live from the Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute in Miami to a major meeting of the world's top cardiovascular researchers.
"It's like having an antenna in my aneurysm," Perkis said as Barry Katzen, MD, waved a large, racket-like "wand" over his abdomen. The wand picked up a wireless signal from a tiny, implanted microchip.
"It's real peace...
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