Tagged: heart


500,000th Pacemaker operation at St George’s

News & events | 23 Apr 2009 | Tags: biventricular ICD cardiac heart pacemaker

The 500,000th person in the UK to receive a life-saving heart pacemaker has had the procedure in the same London hospital that undertook the first implant more than 50 years ago. Karl Sidhu, 52, from Camberley in Surrey has had a biventricular ICD fitted, one of the latest generation of …