Video Discussing ICD Conversations with Patients

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Video Discussing ICD Conversations with Patients

Post by efpat » December 16th, 2011, 11:51 am

A good video discussing the conversations that need to take place before an ICD is implanted and possibly turning it off at end of life. You need to register with theheart.org to view.



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Re: Video Discussing ICD Conversations with Patients

Post by freckles1880 » December 16th, 2011, 6:03 pm

I just heard this one also. Good thoughts wavhi
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Medtronic-Visia AF implanted 7-8-2016 stayed with the with 6947 Sprint Quattro Secure lead. Original ICD implant 2-4-2009. ICD turned off 10-6-17 as stage 4 lung cancer taking over.
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