Re: PTSD & Trouble sleeping after unnecessary ICD shocks
Originally Posted by nora01
He had the to have both the leads and device replaced as it was in for almost 10 years. ... one EPS doctor questioned why they even put one in when he was so young (42 now but 31 when 1st put in)
How many times did your spouse get shocked during the first 10 years? If he never had been shocked, in 10 years, then I would also question why the ICD was implanted.
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Last edited by Machaon; 04-18-2013 at 01:13 PM.