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Post-Operative Implantable Defibrillator Photos thanks the women and men who helped make these photographs possible so others might better understand defibrillator (ICD) implantation.

Thin man 1 month following first ICD implant

Woman 3 months after second ICD battery change

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Man having Medtronic ICD checked through his shirt.

(Note: shirts don't have to be removed to interrogate the device!)

Same man but with shirt pulled back to expose device

(Had 2 operations: second one to upgrade to biventricular pacing ICD)

Woman with St. Jude ICD checked over her shirt

(Three months post-op)

Woman with St Jude device without programming wand.

(Three months post-op)

Photographs Copyright © 2005 Westby G. Fisher, MD All Rights Reserved

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