Pacemaker smaller than a dirham coin adds value to UAE’s medical tech capabilities

Pacemaker smaller than a dirham coin adds value to UAE’s medical tech capabilities

December 17, 2020

The device which is 93% smaller than a traditional pacemaker was implanted through a surgery that was completed in 30 minutes.
The procedure was carried out for a 22-year-old woman, struggling against a slow heart rate, at Abu Dhabi’s Cleveland Clinic. Unlike traditional pacemakers which take up space in the upper chest, these compact devices can be placed near the heart’s lower chamber.

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