Of Special Interest to Electrophysiology and Cath Lab Staff/HeartNet
MedSun: Newsletter #21, February 2008

Compatibility of Pacemakers and Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators Exposed to RFID Readers
Inderscience Publishers
By: Seth Seidman et al, Food and Drug Administration

Results of this test included potentially harmful inappropriate tachyarrhythmia detection and delivery of therapy or complete inhibition of cardiac pacing by the exposed ICDs and pacemakers.

To access the full text of the article, a subscription and payment is required.

Additional Information:

To view the article abstract, visit

MedSun Newsletters are available at www.fda.gov/cdrh/medsun