Patients should be told if medical implants may be faulty

时间:2019-03-02 11:14:04166网络整理admin

By Duncan Graham-Rowe ASHAMED as I am to admit it, when I was told I needed a medical implant my immediate thoughts were not about its safety or reliability, but about its size. My device – an implantable defibrillator designed to shock the heart into beating properly – was to sit under the pectoral muscle in my chest. I am rather skinny and didn’t want to look like I had a single,