Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Implants World’s Smallest Wireless Pacemaker
 
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The Heart & Vascular Institute at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center is now offering a wireless pacemaker for patients with bradycardia, or slow or irregular heart rhythm. The device -- Micra™ Transcatheter Pacing System (Medtronic®) – is an FDA-approved and Medicare-covered pacemaker one-tenth the size of conventional pacemakers.

Dr. David Feigenblum, an electrophysiologist at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, successfully implanted the hospital’s first Mi