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Medtronic Granted Japanese Regulatory Approval for Micra Transcatheter Pacing System

Feb. 21, 2017
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Medtronic has received Japan regulatory approval for the pacemaker, the Micra transcatheter pacing system (TPS).

The Micra TPS is less than one-tenth the size of traditional pacemakers and is attached to the heart with small tines. The device was FDA approved in April 2016. — Cynthia Jessup

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