Medtronic pacemaker works with MRIs

[Pioneer Press, March 30, 2010] Heart doctors are cheering news that Fridley-based Medtronic is moving closer to marketing the first MRI-compatible pacemaker in the U.S.

"I think it's an advantage for Medtronic," said Dr. Robert Hauser, a cardiologist at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. "(But) there are multiple factors that physicians must weigh in selecting a pacemaker for a particular patient." Read the full story on

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