COGNIS® Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator (CRT-D) - TELIGEN® Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

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CRT-D Systems from Boston Scientific CRM
Indications and Usage: These Boston Scientific Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillators (CRT-Ds) are indicated for patients with heart failure who receive stable optimal pharmacologic therapy (OPT) for heart failure and who meet any one of the following classifications:
  • Moderate to severe heart failure (NYHA Class III-IV) with EF ≤ 35% and QRS duration ≥ 120 ms
  • Left bundle branch block (LBBB) with QRS ≥ 130 ms, EF ≤ 30%, and mild (NYHA Class II) ischemic or nonischemic heart failure or asymptomatic (NYHA Class I) ischemic heart failure

Contraindications: There are no contraindications for this device.

Warnings: Read the product labeling thoroughly before implanting the pulse generator to avoid damage to the system. Such damage can result in patient injury or death. For single patient use only. Do not reuse, reprocess, or resterilize. Reuse, reprocessing, or resterilization may compromise the structural integrity of the device and/or lead to device failure which, in turn, may result in patient injury, illness, or death. Reuse, reprocessing, or resterilization may also create a risk of contamination of the device and/or cause patient infection or cross-infection, including, but not limited to, the transmission of infectious disease(s) from one patient to another. Contamination of the device may lead to injury, illness, or death of the patient. Program the pulse generator Tachy Mode to Off during implant, explant or postmortem procedures to avoid inadvertent high voltage shocks. Always have sterile external and internal defibrillator protection available during implant. If not terminated in a timely fashion, an induced tachyarrhythmia can result in the patient's death. Ensure that an external defibrillator and medical personnel skilled in CPR are present during post-implant device testing should the patient require external rescue. Advise patients to seek medical guidance before entering environments that could adversely affect the operation of the active implantable medical device, including areas protected by a warning notice that prevents entry by patients who have a pulse generator. Do not expose a patient to MRI device scanning. Strong magnetic fields may damage the device and cause injury to the patient. Do not subject a patient with an implanted pulse generator to diathermy since diathermy may cause fibrillation, burning of the myocardium, and irreversible damage to the pulse generator because of induced currents. Do not use atrial-tracking modes in patients with chronic refractory atrial tachyarrhythmias. Tracking of atrial arrhythmias could result in VT or VF. Do not use atrial-only modes in patients with heart failure because such modes do not provide CRT. LV lead dislodgment to a position near the atria can result in atrial oversensing and LV pacing inhibition. Physicians should use medical discretion when implanting this device in patients who present with slow VT. Programming therapy for slow monomorphic VT may preclude CRT delivery at faster rates if these rates are in the tachyarrhythmia zones. Do not kink leads. Kinking leads may cause additional stress on the leads, possibly resulting in lead fracture. Do not use defibrillation patch leads with the CRT-D system, or injury to the patient may occur. Do not use this pulse generator with another pulse generator. This combination could cause pulse generator interaction resulting in patient injury or lack of therapy delivery. For specific models, when using a subpectoral implantation, place the pulse generator with the serial number facing away from the ribs. Implanting the pulse generator subpectorally with the serial number facing the ribs may cause repetitive mechanical stress to a specific area of the titanium case, potentially leading to a component failure and device malfunction.

Precautions: For information on precautions, refer to the following sections of the product labeling: clinical considerations; sterilization, storage and handling; implant and device programming; follow-up testing; explant and disposal; environmental and medical therapy hazards; hospital and medical environments; home and occupational environments. Advise patients to avoid sources of electromagnetic interference (EMI) because EMI may cause the pulse generator to deliver inappropriate therapy or inhibit appropriate therapy.

Potential Adverse Events: Potential adverse events from implantation of the CRT-D system include, but are not limited to, the following: allergic/physical/physiologic reaction, death, erosion/migration, fibrillation or other arrhythmias, lead or accessory breakage (fracture/insulation/lead tip), hematoma/seroma, inappropriate or inability to provide therapy (shocks/pacing/sensing), infection, procedure related, and component failure. Patients may develop psychological intolerance to a pulse generator system and may experience fear of shocking, fear of device failure, or imagined shocking. In rare cases severe complications or device failures can occur.

Refer to the product labeling for specific indications, contraindications, warnings/precautions and adverse events. Rx only. (Rev. N)

ICD Systems from Boston Scientific CRM
ICD Indications and Usage: ICDs are intended to provide ventricular antitachycardia pacing and ventricular defibrillation for automated treatment of life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias. ICDs with atrial therapies are also intended to provide atrial antitachycardia pacing and atrial defibrillation treatment in patients who have or are at risk of developing atrial tachyarrhythmias.

Contraindications: Use of ICD systems are contraindicated in: Patients whose ventricular tachyarrhythmias may have reversible cause, such as 1) digitalis intoxication, 2) electrolyte imbalance, 3) hypoxia, or 4) sepsis, or whose ventricular tachyarrhythmias have a transient cause, such as 1) acute myocardial infarction, 2) electrocution, or 3) drowning. Patients who have a unipolar pacemaker.

Warnings: Read the product labeling thoroughly before implanting the pulse generator to avoid damage to the ICD system. Such damage can result in patient injury or death. Program the pulse generator ventricular Tachy Mode to Off during implant, explant or post-mortem procedures to avoid inadvertent high voltage shocks. Always have sterile external and internal defibrillator protection available during implant. If not terminated in a timely fashion, an induced tachyarrhythmia can result in the patient’s death. Ensure that an external defibrillator and medical personnel skilled in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) are present during post-implant device testing should the patient require external rescue. Patients should seek medical guidance before entering environments that could adversely affect the operation of the active implantable medical device, including areas protected by a warning notice that prevents entry by patients who have a pulse generator. Do not expose a patient to MRI device scanning. Strong magnetic fields may damage the device and cause injury to the patient. Do not subject a patient with an implanted pulse generator to diathermy since diathermy may cause fibrillation, burning of the myocardium, and irreversible damage to the pulse generator because of induced currents. Do not use atrial tracking modes (or an AVT device) in patients with chronic refractory atrial tachyarrhythmias. Tracking of atrial arrhythmias could result in VT or VF. (Applies to dual-chamber devices only.) Do not use this pulse generator with another pulse generator. This combination could cause pulse generator interaction resulting in patient injury or lack of therapy delivery. Do not kink leads. Kinking leads may cause additional stress on the leads, possibly resulting in lead fracture. For specific models, when using a subpectoral implantation, place the pulse generator with the serial number facing away from the ribs. Implanting the pulse generator subpectorally with the serial number facing the ribs may cause repetitive mechanical stress to a specific area of the titanium case, potentially leading to a component failure and device malfunction.

Precautions: For information on precautions, refer to the following sections of the product labeling: clinical considerations; sterilization, storage and handling; implantation and device programming; follow-up testing; explant and disposal; environmental and medical therapy hazards; home and occupational environments. Advise patients to avoid sources of electromagnetic interference (EMI) because EMI may cause the pulse generator to deliver inappropriate therapy or inhibit appropriate therapy.

Potential Adverse Events: Potential adverse events from implantation of the ICD system include, but are not limited to, the following: allergic/physical/physiologic reaction, death, erosion/migration, fibrillation or other arrhythmias, lead or accessory breakage (fracture/insulation/lead tip), hematoma/seroma, inappropriate or inability to provide therapy (shocks/pacing/sensing), infection, procedure related, psychologic intolerance to an ICD system - patients susceptible to frequent shocks despite antiarrhythmic medical management/imagined shocking, and component failure. In rare cases severe complications or device failures can occur.

Refer to the product labeling for specific indications, contraindications, warnings/ precautions and adverse events. Rx only. (Rev. M)

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CRT-D Systems from Boston Scientific CRM

Indications and Usage

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillators (CRT-Ds) are indicated for patients with moderate to severe heart failure (NYHA III/IV) who remain symptomatic despite stable, optimal heart failure drug therapy, and have left ventricular dysfunction (EF ≤ 35%) and QRS duration ≥ 120 ms.

Contraindications

There are no contraindications for this device.

Warnings

Read the product labeling thoroughly before implanting the pulse generator to avoid damage to the system. Such damage can result in patient injury or death. Program the pulse generator Tachy Mode to Off during implant, explant or postmortem procedures to avoid inadvertent high voltage shocks. Always have sterile external and internal defibrillator protection available during implant. If not terminated in a timely fashion, an induced tachyarrhythmia can result in the patient's death. Ensure that an external defibrillator and medical personnel skilled in CPR are present during post-implant device testing should the patient require external rescue. Advise patients to seek medical guidance before entering environments that could adversely affect the operation of the active implantable medical device, including areas protected by a warning notice that prevents entry by patients who have a pulse generator. Do not expose a patient to MRI device scanning. Strong magnetic fields may damage the device and cause injury to the patient. Do not subject a patient with an implanted pulse generator to diathermy since diathermy may cause fibrillation, burning of the myocardium, and irreversible damage to the pulse generator because of induced currents. Do not use atrial-tracking modes in patients with chronic refractory atrial tachyarrhythmias. Tracking of atrial arrhythmias could result in VT or VF. Do not use atrial-only modes in patients with heart failure because such modes do not provide CRT. LV lead dislodgment to a position near the atria can result in atrial oversensing and LV pacing inhibition. Physicians should use medical discretion when implanting this device in patients who present with slow VT. Programming therapy for slow monomorphic VT may preclude CRT delivery at faster rates if these rates are in the tachyarrhythmia zones. Do not kink leads. Kinking leads may cause additional stress on the leads, possibly resulting in lead fracture. Do not use defibrillation patch leads with the CRT-D system, or injury to the patient may occur. Do not use this pulse generator with another pulse generator. This combination could cause pulse generator interaction resulting in patient injury or lack of therapy delivery. For specific models, when using a subpectoral implantation, place the pulse generator with the serial number facing away from the ribs. Implanting the pulse generator subpectorally with the serial number facing the ribs may cause repetitive mechanical stress to a specific area of the titanium case, potentially leading to a component failure and device malfunction.

Precautions

For information on precautions, refer to the following sections of the product labeling: clinical considerations; sterilization, storage and handling; implant and device programming; follow-up testing; explant and disposal; environmental and medical therapy hazards; hospital and medical environments; home and occupational environments. Advise patients to avoid sources of electromagnetic interference (EMI) because EMI may cause the pulse generator to deliver inappropriate therapy or inhibit appropriate therapy.

Potential Adverse Events

Potential adverse events from implantation of the CRT-D system include, but are not limited to, the following: allergic/physical/physiologic reaction, death, erosion/migration, fibrillation or other arrhythmias, lead or accessory breakage (fracture/insulation/lead tip), hematoma/seroma, inappropriate or inability to provide therapy (shocks/pacing/sensing), infection, procedure related, psychologic intolerance to an ICD system - patients susceptible to frequent shocks despite antiarrhythmic medical management/imagined shocking, and component failure. In rare cases severe complications or device failures can occur. Refer to the product labeling for specific indications, contraindications, warnings/precautions and adverse events. Rx only. (Rev. L)

ICD Systems from Boston Scientific CRM

ICD Indications and Usage

ICDs are intended to provide ventricular antitachycardia pacing and ventricular defibrillation for automated treatment of life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias. ICDs with atrial therapies are also intended to provide atrial antitachycardia pacing and atrial defibrillation treatment in patients who have or are at risk of developing atrial tachyarrhythmias.

Contraindications

Use of ICD systems are contraindicated in: Patients whose ventricular tachyarrhythmias may have reversible cause, such as 1) digitalis intoxication, 2) electrolyte imbalance, 3) hypoxia, or 4) sepsis, or whose ventricular tachyarrhythmias have a transient cause, such as 1) acute myocardial infarction, 2) electrocution, or 3) drowning. Patients who have a unipolar pacemaker.

Warnings

Read the product labeling thoroughly before implanting the pulse generator to avoid damage to the ICD system. Such damage can result in patient injury or death. Program the pulse generator ventricular Tachy Mode to Off during implant, explant or post-mortem procedures to avoid inadvertent high voltage shocks. Always have sterile external and internal defibrillator protection available during implant. If not terminated in a timely fashion, an induced tachyarrhythmia can result in the patient’s death. Ensure that an external defibrillator and medical personnel skilled in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) are present during post-implant device testing should the patient require external rescue. Patients should seek medical guidance before entering environments that could adversely affect the operation of the active implantable medical device, including areas protected by a warning notice that prevents entry by patients who have a pulse generator. Do not expose a patient to MRI device scanning. Strong magnetic fields may damage the device and cause injury to the patient. Do not subject a patient with an implanted pulse generator to diathermy since diathermy may cause fibrillation, burning of the myocardium, and irreversible damage to the pulse generator because of induced currents. Do not use atrial tracking modes (or an AVT device) in patients with chronic refractory atrial tachyarrhythmias. Tracking of atrial arrhythmias could result in VT or VF. (Applies to dual-chamber devices only.) Do not use this pulse generator with another pulse generator. This combination could cause pulse generator interaction resulting in patient injury or lack of therapy delivery. Do not kink leads. Kinking leads may cause additional stress on the leads, possibly resulting in lead fracture. For specific models, when using a subpectoral implantation, place the pulse generator with the serial number facing away from the ribs. Implanting the pulse generator subpectorally with the serial number facing the ribs may cause repetitive mechanical stress to a specific area of the titanium case, potentially leading to a component failure and device malfunction.

Precautions

For information on precautions, refer to the following sections of the product labeling: clinical considerations; sterilization, storage and handling; implantation and device programming; follow-up testing; explant and disposal; environmental and medical therapy hazards; home and occupational environments. Advise patients to avoid sources of electromagnetic interference (EMI) because EMI may cause the pulse generator to deliver inappropriate therapy or inhibit appropriate therapy.

Potential Adverse Events

Potential adverse events from implantation of the ICD system include, but are not limited to, the following: allergic/physical/physiologic reaction, death, erosion/migration, fibrillation or other arrhythmias, lead or accessory breakage (fracture/insulation/lead tip), hematoma/seroma, inappropriate or inability to provide therapy (shocks/pacing/sensing), infection, procedure related, psychologic intolerance to an ICD system - patients susceptible to frequent shocks despite antiarrhythmic medical management/imagined shocking, and component failure. In rare cases severe complications or device failures can occur.
Refer to the product labeling for specific indications, contraindications, warnings/ precautions and adverse events. Rx only.
(Rev. M)
CRM1‑2072‑1110
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