A new solution for South Africans with deadly heart conditions
According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, an alarming figure of 225 people in South Africa die every day from heart disease, while 10 people suffer a stroke.
With this sad reality in mind, BIOTRONIK has launched the smallest smart Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator in South Africa to control and manage life-threatening cardiac rhythm disorders.
South Africa is the first emerging market to have renowned Cardiologist Dr Razeen Gopal, successfully perform the implantation of this device into a 77-year-old patient with ischaemic cardiomyopathy at the Cape Town Atrial Fibrillation Centre, Panorama.
Listen to the interview here with Irma G: