Thursday, June 24, 2010

Reused Pacemakers May Aid Heart Care in Developing World



Reused Pacemakers May Aid Heart Care in Developing World

This is the VOA Special English Health Report, from http://voaspecialenglish.com/ http://facebook.com/voalearningenglish A pacemaker is a small device that doctors place in people with an abnormal heartbeat...Buying and implanting a pacemaker costs from five thousand to fifteen thousand dollars. But doctors at the University of Michigan think they know a way to lower that cost. The idea is to reuse pacemakers. (more)

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