This ipg serial number was included in a field advisory.
Evaluation: results - the complaints were confirmed.
As returned, the ipg would not communicate due to a depleted battery and therefore could not provide stimulation.
The battery was recovered and the ipg communicated, charged, was tested to manufacturing specifications using the autotester.
The ipg passed all tests on the autotester.
Sjm has limited information related to the patient's medical history and is unable to form an opinion as to the relevancy of the patient's history to the event reported.
Sjm defers to the patient's physician regarding medical history.