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Guidant Defibrillator Links

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Statement on Boston Scientific/Guidant Pacemakers and Defibrillators
The July 2006 FDA announcement supporting Boston Scientific/Guidant's recommendation for physicians to conduct follow-up exams of patients implanted with certain defibrillators.

FDA Nationwide Notification of Recall of Certain Guidant Defibrillators
The June 2005 FDA announcement regarding Guidant Corporation's recall of certain implantable defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators.

Guidant Corporation: Patient Communications Providing Important Safety Information
Includes letters to patients from Guidant Corporation concerning the safety of its defibrillators.

ICD and Pacemaker Recalls: Do You Need a New Device? [PDF file]
Advice for patients, from the Johns Hopkins Medical Letter and Guidant Corp.

Boston Scientific: Patient Education
Information and resources for patients, from Guidant's parent company.

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