Reasons for replacement


I just want to ask if there are any other reasons for replacement besides low battery?

Thank you!



by Tracey_E - 2019-02-05 09:18:59

Usually it's low battery.  Recalls are rare but they happen and sometimes that means early replacement. If a lead went bad sometimes they'd give a new box when they fix the lead. Upgrading to a 3 lead or ICD. 


by ChristinaJustina - 2019-02-08 17:29:13

Beside low battery I have had to have a replacement cause of a recall and also cause of my leads failed.  Had it since I was 17 and have had 5 replacements.

device upgrade

by dwelch - 2019-02-12 03:54:41

I had number four replaced early to get number five.  "upgraded" from a dual chamber to a three chamber (biventrical).   

Basically battery is the reason why they get replaced, with rare exceptions.

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