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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. Arne lived for another forty-three years and during that time went through twenty-six pacemakers.
Arne Larsson tying a boat to a dock.
|Born||26 May 1915|
|Died||28 December 2001 (aged 86)|
|Known for||The first patient who depended on an artificial cardiac pacemaker|
- Plummer, Chris (July 2006). "Pacemakers: where is the block?" (PDF). Geriatric Medicine. Pavilion Publishing and Media Ltd: 57–64. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-07-16. Retrieved 2014-06-05.
- "The Body", by Bill Bryson, p. 121
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