Pacing fault halts Guidant's Ventak AV sales
This article was originally published in Clinica
Guidant has suspended shipments of its Ventak AV implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) after it failed to pace correctly in undisclosed number of patients. Ventak AV is the company's latest ICD and offers dual chamber pacing in addition to defibrillation. Defibrillation is not affected by the problem.