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MEDICAL FIRST | Louisville Doctors Implant Tiny Pacemaker in 28-Week-Old Infant

Friday, June 3, 2022

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A multidisciplinary team within Norton Children’s Heart Institute performed what the institute says is a medical first for the United States: implantation of a tiny pacemaker into a 28-week-old infant born premature with congenital structural heart defects and complete atrioventricular block (CCAVB) that led to a slow heart rate. The patient was too small for the traditional path of care.

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