FDA approves first pacemaker without wires from Medtronic

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first pacemaker to do away with electrical wires that have long been a shortcoming of internal heart devices.

    The one-inch Micra Transcatheter Pacing System works like older pacemakers to control irregular heartbeats, but does not use leads - wires ...

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