Arne Larsson

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Arne Larsson
A picture of Arne Larsson tying a boat to a dock.
Arne Larsson tying a boat to a dock.
Born (1915-05-26)May 26, 1915
Skultuna
Died December 28, 2001(2001-12-28) (aged 86)
Nacka
Nationality Swedish
Known for The first patient who depended on an artificial cardiac pacemaker

Arne Larsson, (26 May 1915 – 28 December 2001), was the first patient who depended on an artificial cardiac pacemaker. The first two pacemakers were implanted by Åke Senning in 1958.

He died from melanoma skin cancer on December 28, 2001, diagnosed 2 years prior.[1]


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