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 One Man's Decision - S-ICD or T-ICD 
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October 31st, 2016, 11:59 am
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Post Re: One Man's Decision - S-ICD or T-ICD
Interesting, I don't think I had ever heard of a "normal" ICD as being a T-ICD. Overall it does give a clear description of the differences. I still prefer the good old ICD.



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Major heart attack, carcinogenic shock and quad bypass 10-13-08 post myocardial infarction, old inferior MI complicated by shock and CHF, combined, Atherosclerosis, abdominal aortic Aneurysm, Seroma 7 cm, left leg. Stent in the left main vein 10-7-2014

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October 31st, 2016, 12:06 pm
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ridiculous how many names the marketing wienies can come up with to sell their products. Reminds me of Intel. They used so many acronyms in their business they published a 400 page book of acronym definitions for employees and suppliers to use. Bottom line, an ugly duckling is still a prince...

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October 31st, 2016, 12:29 pm
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Post Re: One Man's Decision - S-ICD or T-ICD
Er, the reporting source is Fox News which means, well you know what it means and if you don't, try this.

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November 1st, 2016, 11:18 am
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