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Pelvic Health InterStim™ THERAPY: IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE A510 CLINICAN APPLICATION (on Medtronic’s smart programmer)
Models Affected: A510 Clinician Application (on Medtronic’s smart programmer)
This letter is to notify you of the potential for an unexpected increase in stimulation during InterStim programming with the A510 Clinician Application (on Medtronic’s smart programmer). The issue occurs when enabling a new program on an InterStim implantable neurostimulator (INS) with the A510 Clinician Application if the InterStim INS has previously been interrogated or programmed with an N’Vision ™ Clinician programmer (8840). This issue may occur during device programming, which is performed by the healthcare professional in a clinical setting. Included in this notification are steps that can be taken on the A510 Clinician Application (on Medtronic’s smart programmer) to prevent the issue.
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