February 22, 2019 9:57 pm
Since surgery to replace the battery can lead to complications, including infection and bleeding, various researchers have tried to build pacemakers that use the natural energy of heartbeats as an alternative energy source.
February 05, 2019 10:24 pm
Millions of people rely on pacemakers, defibrillators and other live-saving implantable devices powered by batteries that need to be replaced every five to 10 years.
December 14, 2018 7:38 pm
They started with one of their own designs previously used to stimulate neurons, but made the mesh thinner to easily wrap around the heart and strewed tiny nanowires across its surface to attach to cardiac cells.
March 20, 2016 3:03 pm
The device provides fully automatic transmission of vital information from a patient's cardiac implant to their physician.
November 02, 2015 1:59 pm
The advancement is based upon a system that converts vibrational energy — created inside the chest by each heartbeat — into electricity to power the pacemaker.
December 05, 2014 4:32 pm
The hospital claimed that this was first ever reported case of implant on a woman aged 102 years in India.
March 27, 2014 4:01 pm
The heart sock could be used to identify critical regions that indicate the origin of conditions such as arrhythmias, ischemia or heart failure.
September 24, 2013 3:45 pm
Central sleep apnea is dangerous as the brain's signals telling the body to breathe get interrupted.
June 08, 2009 5:04 am
Addressing the issue of heart failure and preventive measures,Dr H K Bali,director,cardiology,Fortis Hospital...
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