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Pacemaker And Defibrillator Recalls

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If you have a pacemaker or a defibrillator, you should contact your physician to determine whether your device is part of [a recent] recall.

That is the strong recommendation in an article in the Sun-Sentinel about recalled medical devices.

Pacemaker recalls warrant call to doctor

Last year Guident recalled more than 100,000 defibrillators when there were several reports of death due to a defective part.

This week, Boston Scientific issued a warning to heart patients that their pacemakers and defibrillators may fail or not work properly because of a defective part.