Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Defective Defibrillator Leads

Do you know what Sprint Fidelis Defibrillator Leads? Sprint Fidelis Defibrillator Leads was Manufactured by Medtronic, Inc.(the world's largest medical technology company). Sprint Fidelis Defibrillator Leads are specific models or cardiac electrodes that connect an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) or cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) directly to the heart. This are devices that protect patients when life-threatening heart rhythms occur.

Due to Defective Defibrillator Leads the FDA considered the removal action to be a medical device recall. The Medtronic Defibrillator Recall issued after five patient deaths have been linked to the devices. The Medtronic said that the defibrillator lead can fracture and may have been a contributing factor in the deaths. They voluntarily removed in the market the Sprint Fidelis defibrillator lead. The Defibrillator Lead Recall of this said models are as follow:

*Sprint Fidelis 6930
*Sprint Fidelis 6931
*Sprint Fidelis 6948
*Sprint Fidelis 6949

If you or someone you know had the Sprint Fidelis lead you should contact your physician. If you know that you had a defibrillator implanted that used a recalled Medtronic Spring Fidelis lead, you may have a valuable rights. If you want to file a Defibrillator Lead Lawsuit there is Mark & Associates, P.C. Attorneys at Law that can help you. They have Medtronic Recall Lawyer that can answer whatever question you got. To receive a free Medtronic Sprint Fidelis consultation, contact their experienced defective medical device attorneys as soon as possible. For more information regarding the said issue visit www.youhaverights.com.


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