Implementation of lead safety recommendations.


BACKGROUND The Medtronic Sprint Fidelis (SF) implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD; Medtronic Inc., Minneapolis, MN, USA) lead has a higher than expected failure rate. Because of patient safety, Medtronic announced two advisories consisting of (1) adjustments in device settings (October 2007) and (2) installation of a lead integrity algorithm (May… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-8159.2009.02622.x