How do I know if I have one of these devices?

Guidant designs and manufactures three types of cardiac rhythm devices: pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs), and cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices. Only a subset of pacemakers are included in this communication.

To determine if your device is included among those described in this safety information communication, you can do one of the following:

• Check your Guidant patient identification card for the model and serial number
• Go to the Guidant Web site: (

Contact Guidant Technical Services at 1-866-GUIDANT (1-866-484-3268)

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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