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Heart Defibrillators

I Was 17: An Athlete's Story of Being Diagnosed With Heart Disease

ARVD/C Youth Society | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
ARVD/C Youth Society

I had my surgery. They put a metal box in my chest the size of a deck of cards. I was lying in the recovery room, numb. Not upset, not anxious, not thinking about what I was doing that weekend. I was just numb and alone.

St. Jude Heart Defibrillator Recipients Need X-Rays To Check For Abnormalities: FDA

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living

Aug 16 (Reuters) - Patients implanted with certain heart defibrillators made by St. Jude Medical Inc should have X-rays or other imaging tests to ch...

1 In 5 Heart Defibrillator Implants Unnecessary

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHICAGO — One in five heart defibrillators may be implanted for questionable reasons without solid evidence that the devices will help, accordin...