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Defibrillator

Summary Information: Defibrillator

Defibrillator: A defibrillator is a medical device that conducts electricity through the heart muscle. The defibrillator is attached to two electrodes placed on the chest at specific positions; the current produces an electrical shock to the heart in cases of ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation (lower chambers of heart beating too fast). The electric shock causes the cardiac muscle to contract, followed by a recovery period when the heart will return to a normal beat.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Defibrillator

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Types Of Defibrillator

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Other Names For Defibrillator

Defibrillator: Similar Related Devices

These other medical devices are related to Defibrillator:

  • Implantable cardioverter defibrillator

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