A catheter is inserted via a vein in the leg is used to scar small sections of the heart to correct the heartbeat. In a study, doctors also used a microchip to monitor the heart, confirming the procedure could reverse heart failure and in some cases, eliminate the need for lifelong medication.

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ABC Breakfast interview: http://mediamonitoring.vic.gov.au/emailClip.php?clipkey=3504dd8fc4e630e444ffaec8049baffe
 
ABC news grab: http://mediamonitoring.vic.gov.au/emailClip.php?clipkey=26952facc849ed988a430689e9f730a4
 
Seven News (6.40pm): http://mediamonitoring.vic.gov.au/emailClip.php?clipkey=f24974be0dbc2881f3199d8c5857296a
 
Seven Afternoon News (4.40pm): http://mediamonitoring.vic.gov.au/emailClip.php?clipkey=f96d21f2257186b31965553388227474
 
3AW breakfast news: http://mediamonitoring.vic.gov.au/emailClip.php?clipkey=1e33d7f415957e56d7488384a056640c

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