Greatbatch, Inc. (GB) Release: Implantable Cardiac Pacemaker Turns 50  
6/7/2010 3:39:31 PM

CLARENCE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Greatbatch, Inc. is proud to join the medical community in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first successful implantation of the human cardiac pacemaker in the United States. The pacemaker was designed, developed and implanted by Wilson Greatbatch in conjunction with William M. Chardack, M.D. and Andrew A. Gage, M.D.