A blog about what is new (and old) in the world of active implantable medical devices 

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I am a salaried, full-time employee in an executive position at Impulse Dynamics (USA) Inc.  As part of my job, I am an executive at MetaCure Inc.  I otherwise hold no financial stake or receive significant compensation from any of the companies mentioned in this blog.


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