The Early History of Cardiac Pacing in Colombia

  title={The Early History of Cardiac Pacing in Colombia},
  author={J. Reynolds},
  journal={Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology},
  • J. Reynolds
  • Published 1988
  • Medicine
  • Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
  • Early in 1958 u^hile attending a surgical conference in the United States I learned of the experimentation that Drs. Lillehei and Zoll had been conducting in stimulating the heart witb external electrodes and pacemakers. Most of the equipment used home-lighting system 110-volt power. Upon my return to Colombia. J conducted a variety of animal experiments with different power sources and electronic circuits, hoping to devise an implantable pacemaker. The devices were to be encased in silicone… CONTINUE READING
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