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    Re: Defective Defibrillators

    Posted by Tom Collen on 11/03/05

    I also read about the following defective defibrillators at

    On February 11, 2005, Medtronic Inc. issued a statement to
    physicians advising them that over 80,000 implantable
    cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac
    resynchronization therapy defibrillators (CRT-Ds) are prone
    to battery depletion and failure.? The battery shorting
    mechanism could cause the battery in these defibrillators to
    experience a rapid depletion of power resulting in the loss
    of device function.? The particular devices affected were
    manufactured between April 2001 and December 2003 and

    Marquis VR Model 7230
    Marquis DR Model 7274
    Maximo VR Model 7232
    Maximo DR Model 7278
    InSync Marquis Model 7277
    InSync II Marquis Model 7289
    InSync III Marquis Model 7279

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