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)26 May 1915
Skultuna, Sweden
Died 28 December 2001(2001-12-28) (aged 86)
Nacka, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Known for The first patient who depended on an artificial cardiac pacemaker

Arne Larsson, (26 May 1915[1] – 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 on 28 December 2001 after being diagnosed two years prior.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Plummer, Chris (July 2006). "Pacemakers: where is the block?" (PDF). Geriatric Medicine. Pavilion Publishing and Media Ltd: 57–64. 
  2. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/2002/01/18/world/arne-h-w-larsson-86-had-first-internal-pacemaker.html