38th year  -  N° 266                 Saturday, 23 September 2023         Antwerpen		
And I said oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, what a feeling
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Wednesday 8th of October 1958

65 years ago He Paced for a Few Hours Only

43-year-old heart patient Arne Larsson receives the first pacemaker implanted by cardiac surgeon Åke Senning in Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset, Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden.

Larsson lived for another forty-three years and during that time went through twenty-six pacemakers. The first device lasted only a few hours.