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Dr. Michael Casciello Successfully Implants the Micra Pacemaker in CCHC Patient

On June 4, 2019, Dr. Michael Casciello of CCHC Heart and Vascular Specialists implanted the first Micra Pacemaker in New Bern, NC. Permanent pacemakers have served both patients and physicians well for over 60 years.  Until now, they utilized insulated wires, called “leads,” that connect the pulse generator and the muscles of the heart. The…

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CCHC Offers Pacemaker Approved for Use in Full-Body MRI Scans

Eluna ProMRI® enables the expansion of care through access to the world’s leading diagnostic imaging technology New Bern, NC – Coastal Carolina Health Care announced today the availability of the BIOTRONIK Eluna ProMRI® pacemaker system, which was approved for use in full-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans by the FDA in March 2015. The first…

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