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New, Smaller Pacemaker Installed for First Time in SoCal

Scripps Memorial Hospital installed, for the first time in Southern California, a wireless pacemaker.

A new medical advancement in wireless pacemakers was installed for the first time in Southern California into an 83-year-old patient at San Diego’s Scripps Memorial Hospital.


The wireless device, called Nanostim, is one-tenth the size of a traditional pacemaker.


To learn more about the Nanostim, watch NBC 7’s story New, Smaller Pacemaker Installed for First Time in SoCal.

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