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Healthy Living: Antibiotic Envelope

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Heart devices, like pacemakers and defibrillators, are great at correcting heart rhythm problems.

But they’re not without risk.

Now, a new technology aims to make surgery for these devices safer.

Courtney Hunter explains in Healthy Living.

Infections occur in about 1-4% of cardiac device implantations.

The risk is particularly high following device replacements or other secondary procedures, like lead changes or upgrades.