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.
Dr. Max Gomez: Nerve Stimulation Offers Hope For Heart Attack VictimsDoctors have become very good at saving heart attack victims, but once damaged the heart muscle can weaken until it eventually fails.

More From CBS New York

Download Weather App
60 Minutes Hear It On Demand

Watch & Listen LIVE