Dr. Vivek Reddy

New non-surgical pacemaker device being tested in U.S. (credit: CBS 2)

Smaller, Non-Surgical Heart Pacemaker Being Tested For Use In U.S.

About 200,000 cardiac pacemakers are implanted every year in this country. Researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital are the first in the U.S. to implant the new, experimental pacemaker that is smaller than a AAA battery.


Nerve stimulation could offer new hope to heart attack victims. (Credit CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Nerve Stimulation Offers Hope For Heart Attack Victims

Doctors have become very good at saving heart attack victims, but once damaged the heart muscle can weaken until it eventually fails.