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Defibrillators (ICDs and S-ICDs)

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Boston Scientific ICD and S-ICD systems are designed to monitor and treat abnormally fast ventricular heart rhythms by delivering electrical energy to the heart. Find out how they work, what to expect after your procedure, and how to lead a full and active life with an implanted device.

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How ICDs Work

Discover how your implanted device works to monitor and treat your heart condition.

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After your procedure

Learn what to expect after your procedure - from resuming normal activities to follow-up doctor visits.

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Living with an ICD

See how an ICD or S-ICD may affect your daily activities, including exercise, travel, medical procedures and using household appliances.

ICD and S-ICD Models

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Download more information about your specific ICD or S-ICD model, including device size and longevity.

A209, A219

E140, E141, E142, E143

E050, E051, E052, E053


Resources and support

We’re here to help

Our patient services team is happy to help answer all your questions about living with your device.

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