Radio Control of Ventricular Contraction in Experimental Heart Block

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Science  24 Oct 1958:
Vol. 128, Issue 3330, pp. 1003-1005
DOI: 10.1126/science.128.3330.1003-a


This report describes a method for the stimulation of the ventricular myocardium by transmitting the stimulus over a radio-frequency carrier which is demodulated by a radio receiver enclosed within the animal's chest. The method can be applied in conjunction with experimental heart block.