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A Cardiac Defibrillator That Doesn't Touch The Heart

Florida Hospital Tampa is first in Tampa Bay to offer the revolutionary new implantable defibrillator from Boston Scientific called the S-ICD System.

Florida Hospital Tampa is first in Tampa Bay to offer the revolutionary new implantable defibrillator from Boston Scientific called the S-ICD System through its renowned Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute.

It's the world's first and only commercially available subcutaneous implantable defibrillator (S-ICD) for the treatment of patients at risk of sudden cardiac arrest. The S-ICD System sits just below the skin without the need for thin, insulated wires - known as leads - to be placed into the heart itself. This leaves the heart and blood vessels untouched, providing a new exciting solution for patients.