Electrophysiology Clinical Research Team is Working on a Small Device that Promises a Big Fix

The Texas Heart Institute Electrophysiology Clinical Research & Innovations (ECRI) team’s battery-less, wireless pacemaker was featured in a recent TMC Pulse article where department director Dr. Mehdi Razavi was interviewed. Of the innovative technology, Dr. Razavi said:

“Our hope is to replace actual defibrillators, which can be a traumatic experience for patients,” Razavi said. “We have the possibility of achieving treatment of both the most common and most lethal cardiac arrhythmias with external powering, wireless pacing and cardiac defibrillation that is not only painless, but is actually imperceptible to the patient.”

Read the full article here: Solutions: Small Device Promises Big Fix

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