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  • AICD commercial

    Has anyone else seen the commercial about the AICD defects. Apparently it is a lawyers office trying to get clients. I wrote down the number but was wondering if it is a good idea or not.

    I'm getting a huge run around with Guidant. Back on the 13th they said my AICD was the one affected. Today when the hospital called them they said it wasn't! Then I got a letter from NEMC today that said it was!

    WHO DO I BELIEVE

    I just want this darn thing out. I just don't trust guidant anymore!

    Mary S.

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    Lisa listed the Guidant recalls in a post under ICDs. I'm sorry you are getting the run around, it seems like a pretty black and white kinda thing.

    I didn't see the ad you mentioned, but just tonight I saw an ad for the Phillips AED with an ambulance stuck in traffic. They show the traffic, then cut to text and then back to the ambulance and then back to text.

    The text is: Most heart attacks happen in the home.
    A defibrillator needs to be used within 5 minutes.
    The average time an ambulance takes to get to your home: 9 minutes.
    (I'm paraphrasing.)

    If that doesn't make you pick up the phone and order one, nothing will.

    It is a very chilling ad.

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