Interventional cardiology

TGA issues warning over implanted heart defibrillators

The TGA is warning cardiologists about a battery defect affecting more than 300,000 implanted heart defibrillators worldwide that could cause them to stop working earlier than expected and without warning. A hazard alert issued by the regulatory body late yesterday, said two patients overseas died after batteries in their defibrillators depleted prematurely causing loss of ...

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