Medtronic, St. Jude Medical tout 'revolutionary' new pacemakers

[Minnesota Public Radio, January 12, 2014] New mini pacemakers from Medtronic and St. Jude Medical are expected to be more reliable and make the implant surgery less invasive.

The smaller devices address the weak links of pacing technology, said Dr. William Katsiyiannis, a cardiologist at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health. Read or listen to the story at

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