St. Jude Medical, Inc. and the FDA have issued recalls and warnings to patients and doctors that their Eon and Eon Mini Implantable Pulse Generator (IPG) devices are at risk for potential overheating and battery failure.
July 10 2012, FDA issues a recall related to the Eon and Eon Mini , citing that the Eon Mini model 3788 had “lost the ability to communicate or recharge due to a workmanship issue resulting in loss of pain relief and subsequent explant.”
December 19, 2011, St. Jude writes “Dear Doctor” letter indicating that they have received 110 complaints of increased and elevated temperatures when the battery was charging.
May 24, 2011, St. Jude issued a recall for the Eon Mini citing “weld failures within the internal battery.”
May 13, 2010, FDA issued recall for the St. Jude Eon Mini Implantable Pulse Generator (IPG), citing “gradual or sudden loss of charging capability.
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