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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

The Christ Hospital is First in U.S. to Implant and is the Highest Enrolling Site for Investigational Second Generation MR-Conditional Pacemaker through Clinical Trial at Lindner Research Center

Edward J. Schloss, M.D., medical director of electrophysiology at The Christ Hospital, was the first in the U.S. to implant the Advisa MRI SureScan® Pacing System, Medtronic’s second-generation pacemaker system, as part of a clinical trial offered through The Carl and Edyth Lindner Center for Research and Education. The study is investigating whether this new system, designed to be compatible with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners, is safe and effective for use in the MRI environment on any body region.

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