Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, December 10th, 2000
The baby girl, born six weeks early with a congenital heart condition, was fitted with the pacemaker, about the size of a quarter, just after her birth in October this year.
The new heart-regulating device, called a "Microny" and developed by St. Jude Medical in Little Canada, Minnesota, is about a third the size of a traditional pacemaker and is undergoing FDA clinical trials.
"The device has been proven to work so far in...
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