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Wearable defibrillator can bridge the gap to implanted device

Wearable defibrillator can bridge the gap to implanted device

[Star Tribune, November 17, 2013] “I didn’t even feel the shock,” Scott Olson said. “I just heard my granddaughter calling my name.” Olson, 55, had been prescribed the wearable defibrillator only three weeks earlier by Dr. Raed Abdelhadi, an electrophysiologist at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. The LifeVest, manufactured in Pittsburgh by ZOLL Medical Corp., […]