How long can you live with an implanted defibrillator?

Manufacturers of ICDs promise a period of 5 to 9 years of projected longevity.

Most ICD patients live more than 7 years after the implantation, and individuals with hereditary heart disease can live much longer since they are generally younger at the time of implantation.

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