Prepare for Your Implantable Defibrillator Procedure

Once you’ve chosen the EMBLEM MRI S-ICD System, your next step is having an implantable defibrillator procedure performed. You may have questions about the procedure, including what’s involved, how to prepare for the procedure, and what to expect from the recovery process. This section will give you answers.

Procedure Overview

Your doctor will provide you with complete information to help you prepare for your procedure and recovery.

Your EMBLEM MRI S-ICD System consists of a pulse generator and an electrode, which are placed just under the skin, leaving the heart and blood vessels untouched.

How to Prepare

Your healthcare provider will give you specific instructions about how to prepare for your ICD implantation procedure. Be sure to follow these instructions carefully.

Recovery Process

In most cases, a person who has had the EMBLEM MRI S-ICD System implanted is able to leave the hospital the next day. Full recovery from the defibrillator implant procedure usually takes about 4-6 weeks.

Questions for Your Doctor:

Have a better idea about what to expect from your implantable defibrillator procedure and recovery. Bring along this set of questions on your next doctor’s appointment.

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