Vatican City: Pope Benedict had a heart pacemaker
installed some time ago but was not suffering from poor health and remained lucid and serene in the wake of his decision to resign, the Vatican spokesman said on Tuesday.
1958: Dr Ake Senning of Sweden announced that he had implanted the first internal heart pacemaker
The principle is similar to the better-known heart pacemaker
, where electric current is applied via implanted electrodes stimulating the nerve tissue.
In 2002 my mother needed to be rushed into hospital urgently to have a heart pacemaker
fitted, again on a Saturday morning.
We will try to intensify his heart function, so we may add another heart pacemaker
beside the existing one,'' he said.
He was one cockerel shy of getting a heart pacemaker
The device, about the size of a heart pacemaker
, delivers a steady stream of electrical pulses that block the pain messages sent along the spine from reaching the brain, where pain is perceived.
LITTLE Chloe Genus is all kitted out for her first day at school - complete with a heart pacemaker
In 1995, Guidant reassigned him to the Cardiac Heart Pacemaker
division, and in his first year, he took sales from $500,000 to $5.
Take a heart pacemaker
and put some sensors, a logic chip, a GPS receiver and a cell phone in it.
Even before then, Folkman created the first implantable heart pacemaker
and the first implantable drug-delivery capsule.
Tischler holds the patent for the first solid-state heart pacemaker
, the original of which is exhibited in the Smithsonian Museum.
SIR David Attenborough wanted to do a hang-gliding stunt for his latest TV show - despite having a heart pacemaker
The 82-year-old ruler, who had a heart pacemaker
operation in February 2000, left for Britain last week to undergo the tests.
He was awaiting a heart pacemaker
at the time of the robbery in Poyser Street, Wrexham.