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New pacer procedure helps Canadian man breathe easier


21 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A surgical procedure will insert a pacing device in a man’s diaphragm, allowing him to breathe without the help of a ventilator. Charles Nixdorff is a quadriplegic after an injury when he fell down the stairs and struck his head while trying to move a chair. The Fanning Centre, Calgary…