December 16, 2022

Episode 348: A new type of pacemaker for the heart

New technology is helping scientists develop a gentler, less painful way to use electricity to stimulate the heart.

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Episode 348: A new type of pacemaker for the heart

This episode is supported by the The Research Corporation for Science Advancement.
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New technology is helping scientists develop a gentler, less painful way to use electricity to stimulate the heart. University of Arizona biomedical engineer Philipp Gutruf talks about a pacemaker that surrounds the heart with electrical impulses to get the essential muscle back in rhythm.

Philipp Gutruf spoke with Tim Swindle, director of the University of Arizona Space Institute.

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