You learn something new every day, as the saying goes. So here’s a very big takeaway for today: You are now living in a new era for pacemakers. The AVEIR DR system, the first dual chamber leadless pacemaker approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has arrived. And that is major news for anyone managing an abnormal or slow heartbeat. Its groundbreaking design signals “a complete revolution in how we think about and how we implant pacemakers,” said Dr. Cyrus Hadadi, Associate Director of Cardiac Arrhythmia Research at Medstar Heart and Vascular Institute. With help from Hadadi, let’s go over three things you need to know about the AVEIR DR dual chamber leadless pacemaker system.