April 23, 2024



The future of pacemakers? Scientists develop the world’s first wireless, battery-free heart pacing device that DISSOLVES within seven weeks


Scientists have developed the world’s first wireless, battery-free, fully implantable pacemaker that dissolves in the body when it’s no longer needed.

The thin, lightweight device wirelessly harvests energy from a remote antenna, and is made from biocompatible materials that naturally absorb into the body over the course of five to seven weeks.

Researchers behind the device hope it could soon be used in place of temporary pacemakers, which require invasive surgery to remove.

Read more…https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-9732795/Worlds-wireless-battery-free-fully-implantable-pacemaker-DISSOLVES-seven-weeks.html