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A first in Canada: major advance for patients with severe heart problems

For those undergoing treatment for heart failure there’s a new advantage in health care treatment. A patient in Montreal has undergone the first operation in Canada in conjunction with a new technology for a Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator (CRT-D). This »

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Canadian hospital implants world’s smallest pacemaker

The Calgary Foothills Medical Centre has just implanted the world’s smallest pacemaker into eight patients, as part of a ground-breaking international trial of the device. the pacemaker is inserted via a catheter directly into the heart. © Youtube Pacemakers are implanted to »