Two hands. One is holding a small bullet shaped device that is a wireless pacemaker. The right hand holds an older model pacemaker, a square with several leads sticking out.

Local doctor implants one of the first dual-chamber wireless pacemakers

The new type of pacemaker is a safer and more advanced option than traditional surgery Last March, Dr. Kent Nilsson successfully implanted one of the world’s first dual-chamber wireless pacemakers in a patient. This achievement makes Piedmont Hospital the first center in the Southeast and the fourth in the United States to implement this new …

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