University of Michigan, Kim Eagle, M.D., and Timir Baman, M.D.
The University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center is examining the legality and basic logistics of recycling pacemakers (Photo: Steven Fruitsmaak, Creative Commons 3.0)
Despite ongoing advances in prevention techniques and monitoring systems, heart disease remains the world’s leading cause of death. A study from the University of Michigan (U-M) Cardiovascular Center has looked to the past for a future remedy in a study that examines the legality and basic logistics of recycling pacemakers after they have been removed from a deceased person.
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