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时间:2019-03-06 09:12:09166网络整理admin

By Ian Sample HEART pacemakers can become infected, which means that some patients must undergo potentially fatal surgery to have them removed. Now a new coating for pacemaker wires should allow them to be removed more easily, say its inventors, making the operations far safer. Pacemakers are implanted just below the collarbone, but the wires from them that monitor heartbeat must be passed through the veins to the heart. “The main problem is if you get an infection the wires are a direct route to the heart, and that’s not good news,