Memphis preemie receives world’s first commercially-approved, pea-sized heart device

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 10, 2019 4:00 AM CT | Published: February 08, 2019 4:16 PM CT

A procedure to insert the world's first commercially-approved heart device for babies weighing less than two pounds was performed at Memphis' Le Bonheur Children's Hospital. 


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Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet covers business for The Daily Memphian. Prior to, she was a reporter at the Memphis Business Journal. A native Memphian and University of Memphis graduate, Michelle covered business in Conway, Arkansas after college. Michelle got her start covering business as an intern at The Commercial Appeal.


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