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St. Jude Medical Inc Tells Doctors to Stop Implanting Its Devices

st. jude medical advises doctors to stop implanting monitorsShortly after warning patients that their implanted heart defibrillators were having battery problems and may not work when needed, St. Jude Medical Inc. (no relation to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital) has advised doctors to stop implanting their devices for a separate and unrelated reason.

Concerns over St. Jude defibrillators initially focused on the units’ batteries depleting faster than they should. This would result in a needed ...

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