The Peterborough Regional Cardiac Rhythm Device Clinic provides follow-up for patients with Cardiac Implantable Devices such as Loop Recorders, pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators. Registered Nurses and Cardiovascular Technologists who have special training and expertise in managing the devices and patients with cardiac rhythm problems, staff the clinic under the supervision of our Cardiologists. The clinic is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm all working days of the year.
The following advisories are from the Canadian Heart Rhythm Society about certain implantable ICDs and Pacemakers
Boston Scientific EMBLEM S-ICD Subcutaneous Electrode (Model 3501). (Boston Scientific Field Action Reference: 92384167-FA)
Premature Battery Depletion with St. Jude Medical ICD and CRT-D devices manufactured before May 23, 2015. Affected models include Fortify™, Fortify Assura™, Quadra Assura™, Quadra Assura MP™, Unify™, Unify Assura™ and Unify Quadra™.
Potential for Premature Battery Depletion in a Subset of Medtronic ICD and CRT-D Devices:
Claria MRI™/Amplia MRI™/Compia MRI™/Viva™/Brava CRT-Ds™/Visia AF™/Visia AF MRI™/Evera™/Evera MRI™ ICDs