Patient Stories About Medtronic

OUR THERAPIES IMPROVE THE LIVES OF TWO PEOPLE EVERY SECOND

Each year, Medtronic helps alleviate pain, restore health and extend lives for millions of people around the world. In fact, two people every second are positively impacted by our breadth of medical technologies and therapies.


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SHARON - MASTECTOMY

Sharon and her oncologist explored the options for her treatment and chose a mastectomy that included the use of a unique electrosurgical device.

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JIM - UNEXPLAINED FAINTING

A series of fainting episodes led Jim, a cardiologist himself, to insist on a cardiac monitor, which revealed his heart was stopping without reason.

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GEORGE - DIABETES

Two years after being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, George got an insulin pump – and got back the freedom he had missed.

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BRUCE - SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST

After Bruce’s first sudden cardiac arrest, an ICD kept his heart pumping and saved his life during three more episodes.

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KELLY - BOWEL INCONTINENCE

After a year of bowel control issues, Kelly was eager to try neurostimulation – and thrilled when it worked.

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KOBI - BACK FRACTURES

Having damaged his spine in a surfing accident, Kobi’s prognosis didn’t look good – until surgeons used a titanium device to stabilize his spine. Kobi is now back on his board.

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The patient testimonial above relates an account of an individual’s response to treatment. The account is genuine, typical and documented. However, this patient’s response does not provide any indication, guide, warranty or guarantee as to the response other people may have to the treatment. The response other individuals have to the treatment could be different. Responses to the treatment can and do vary. Not every response is the same.