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Medtronic Defibrillators

Lea en español Implanted cardioverter defibrillators are small devices implanted below the collarbone to monitor and correct irregular rhythm of the heart (arrhythmias). Defibrillators release jolts of electricity that restore normal rhythms and prevent sudden cardiac death. These devices can also act as pacemakers when a slow heart rhythm is detected. Medtronic Recalls Cardiac Defibrillators […]

Medtronic Pacemakers

Lea en español In 2005, Medtronic issued a recall on its Sigma Series pacemakers because of a wiring defect that could cause device failure. The wiring defect was traced to a cleaning solvent used during production that causes deterioration of the wires over time. The wiring in question connects the main circuitry of the pacemaker […]