Old and New Pacemakers

Old and New Pacemakers

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Credit: Leonard Lessin/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Comparison of old and new pacemakers shows evident miniaturization. The old pacemaker, above, dates from the 1960s. The core components are visible through the transparent resin casing. The new pacemaker (below) was manufactured by Guidant in the late 1990s.

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