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  • Who's getting Flawed Guidant ICD replaced

    I just wanna know how many of us are getting them replaced? An idea of as to why you chose that route? Dr. Maron called today and I failed to ask him. If you can believe it more pressing issues! I.E heart transplant info. I know I talked to a nurse up there. But, I don't think I'll feel comfortable until it comes from one of the Docs ups there.


    Thanks for all the replies

    Mary S.

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    I am Mary. My doc is originally out of Brigham and Womens ( Boston ) now she is part of University Cardiology Foundation,affiliated with Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital. She called me and said it is coming out. I was implanted March of 2001 at B&W.I will learn more today after my eval with her.

    Pam
    Dx @ 47 with HOCM & HF:11/00
    Guidant ICD:Mar.01, Recalled/replaced:6/05 w/ Medtronic device
    Lead failure,replaced 12/06.
    SF lead recall:07,extracted leads and new device 2012
    Myect[email protected] Tufts, Boston:10/5/03; age 50. ( [email protected] 240 mmHg ++)
    Paroxysmal A-Fib: 06-07,2010 controlled w/sotalol dosing
    Genetic mutation 4/09, mother(d), brother, son, gene+
    Mother of 3, grandma of 3:Tim,27,Sarah,33w/6 y/o old Sophia, 5 y/o Jack, Laura 34, w/ 5 y/o old Benjamin

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      I am renewing this thread . Are there others of you going through this? As Mary and I are .

      If you do not want to put it on the open web site and don't mind sharing this information, please PM me.

      Thanks, Pam
      Dx @ 47 with HOCM & HF:11/00
      Guidant ICD:Mar.01, Recalled/replaced:6/05 w/ Medtronic device
      Lead failure,replaced 12/06.
      SF lead recall:07,extracted leads and new device 2012
      [email protected] Tufts, Boston:10/5/03; age 50. ( [email protected] 240 mmHg ++)
      Paroxysmal A-Fib: 06-07,2010 controlled w/sotalol dosing
      Genetic mutation 4/09, mother(d), brother, son, gene+
      Mother of 3, grandma of 3:Tim,27,Sarah,33w/6 y/o old Sophia, 5 y/o Jack, Laura 34, w/ 5 y/o old Benjamin

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