Guidant Vitality HE Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator: Class II Recall
MedSun: Newsletter #54, November 2010
Exposure to a magnet may cause a magnetic reed switch to become permanently stuck in a closed position in certain Boston Scientific CRT-Ds and ICDs. This prevents delivery of programmed tachytherapy, and use of the Patient Triggered Monitor feature.
MedSun has received reports with this device. To read the event, please see the link provided in Additional Information below.
FDA Recalls. Guidant Vitality HE Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator: Class II Recall. October 7, 2010.
MedSun report. March 3, 2009.