University of Utah Hospital

Health Care
6:52 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

U of U Hospital Doctor Implants New Wireless Heart Monitor, A Regional First

Dr. Frederick Han of the University of Utah Hospital's Cardiovascular Center, implanted a tiny wireless heart monitor Tuesday.
Credit Bob Nelson

A doctor at the University of Utah Hospital implanted a small wireless heart monitor Tuesday in a first-of-its-kind procedure in the Intermountain West. Dr. Fred Han performed the procedure by placing a device the size of a triple-a battery under the skin, near the heart.

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