We would kindly like to inform you that this website has been carefully setup to ensure due and lawful access to European visitors. If you are connecting from a non-european country please be aware that by proceeding, you will be viewing information that may not be legally allowed under the national laws of your country of residence. Should this occur, Boston Scientific declines any liability to such information.
An implantable cardioverter defibrillator is designed to monitor and treat heart rhythm problems, greatly reducing the risks associated with them. There are risks associated with this device including, but not limited to, allergic reactions, bleeding, death, fever, infection, kidney failure, need for surgical replacement, nerve damage, stroke and tissue damage. Electrical or magnetic fields can affect the device. In some cases, the device may not respond to irregular heartbeats or may deliver inappropriate shocks and in rare cases severe complications or device failures can occur. Your physician should discuss all potential benefits and risks with you and describe the appropriate medical care.
Refer to the product labeling for specific indications, contraindications, warnings/precautions and adverse events. Rx only.
It is Boston Scientific’s intent to provide implantable devices of high quality and reliability. However, these devices may exhibit malfunctions that may result in lost or compromised ability to deliver therapy. Refer to Boston Scientific’s CRM product performance report on www.bostonscientific.com for more information.