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  • Recall Icd

    Has anyone Had their icd recalled?
    i Have a medtronic marquis.
    implanted 2 years.
    first implant was defected.
    replaced within the 1st. week.
    tuesday found out it Has been
    recalled.
    faulty batterie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    We have a few members who are affected by this. You can read at the thread linked below on more information.

    Reenie

    http://forum.4hcm.org/viewtopic.php?t=4213&highlight=
    Reenie

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    Husband has HCM.
    3 kids - ages 23, 21, & 19. All presently clear of HCM.

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      I was just a patient in St. Mary's hospital in Rochester, MN. I was admitted to have tests done (ekg, x-ray, etc.) on Thursday, Feb 24th, then have my ICD tested (the ole' shock).

      As I was talking to some of the nurses in the Cath Lab, they told me there are a lot of people with the ICD that is being recalled. She was very sympathic for those that had to have it done.

      Fortunately, I am not one and my check-up went well.

      The doctor that I spoke to told me that when I first had my ICD tested, they couldn't get my heart to go into A-Fib, so they had to use a battery. This procedure is not normal. I never knew that they did that until he told me.

      I should have asked what is the correct procedure to use, but I didn't. Does anyone know?

      Now, I'm good for another year
      Esther

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