15-minute-old newborn gets pacemaker for heart

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    A team of doctors at Stanford University's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital determined the girl born nine weeks premature had only hours to live if they did not perform the surgery.

    "The only way to save this baby was to deliver the baby right away and then the pacemaker," said Dr. Katsuhide Maeda, the surgeon whose steady hand stitched the pacemaker's electrical leads to...
    http://yourlife.usatoday.com/health/...art/53109152/1
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    very interesting!! i hope that baby does well!!




    [color=#808080](ahhhhh. . . the old "current events" forum. lots of memories. good times. good times.)
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