Advisories
Potential Delayed Restoration of Permanent Settings

Potential Delayed Restoration of Permanent Settings

Minix and Minix ST IPGs
Original Date of Advisory: May 1991

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Product

All Models of the Minix and Minix ST families of implantable pulse generators

Advisory

Possibility of delayed restoration of permanent pacing mode and parameters, after the magnet or programming head is removed under certain conditions.

Patient Management Recommendations

To eliminate any potential risk associated with temporary programming, depress the INTERROGATE key and verify successful interrogation before moving the programming head away from the pulse generator. The delay condition can also be terminated by repositioning the programming head and depressing the EMERGENCY VVI key.

Status Update

Device performance related to this advisory continues to be within Medtronic’s engineering projections. Patient management recommendations remain unchanged. Out of the initial implant population of 65,000 in the United States, approximately 2,000 remain implanted. The devices affected by this advisory are nearing the end of their expected longevity.


Initial Affected Population Estimated Remaining Active Population

To eliminate any potential risk associated with temporary programming, depress the INTERROGATE key and verify successful interrogation before moving the programming head away from the pulse generator. 

All Minix and Minix ST implantable pulse generators  2,000 (United States)


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