Biological pacemakers produced from human fat cells.
More than one million artificial pacemakers are implanted in patients across the globe annually due to abnormal heart rhythms. The devices are placed in the chest or abdomen, using electrical pulses to prompt the heart to beat normally. This means the devices need to be periodically examined by a physician, with many other failure risks to take into account. This factor makes a biologic pacemaker … Continue reading Biological pacemakers produced from human fat cells.