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Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Difibullator

Medtronic, the largest manufacturer of implanted heart devices in the United States, is urging all of the approximately 268,000 patients worldwide (172,000 in the U.S.) with Sprint Fidelis leads, to immediately see their doctors to find out if the wire has fractured. The Sprint Fidelis wire has been used with Medtronic defibrillators since 2004.

Symptoms Associated with Defective Leads:

The FDA advises patients who have had the Sprint Fidelis lead implanted to contact their doctors, especially if they have experienced the following symptoms:

  • Multiple shocks
  • Lightheadedness
  • Fainting
  • Heart palpitations

If you or a loved one has received an implanted Medtronic defibrillator with Sprint Fidelis leads, contact one of our medical device attorneys to talk about your case. You may be entitled to full payment by Medtronic for any additional surgery or medical treatment, as well as other damages including lost wages and pain and suffering.

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