Through a collection of video clips, Former ICD and Pacing Manager, St George’s Hospital, Sue Jones, will answer some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about ICDs. Please post any general question you have on ICDs through the form below.
Please note that these queries are held in strict confidentiality and your name would nowhere be mentioned in the videos.
What are the advantages of both the-Subcutaneous ICD and ICD?
I’ve been told I need an ICD, but I don’t want one. What else can I do to reduce my risk of a cardiac arrest?
Why are you advised against playing contact sports if you have an ICD?
What are the limitations of an ICD?
Are there certain sports you should avoid with an ICD and others you can engage in?
Will an ICD always protect me from having a cardiac arrest?
I have an ICD fitted. Should I tell my university and work etc?
Does everyone with a condition need an ICD or a pacemaker?
Why is it important to get the settings of an ICD right?
Debate between Dr Papadakis and myheart members, Paula and Joseph about exercising with an ICD