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stop the fibrillation and restore normal contractions, usually by means of electric shocks

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Understanding these effects may help us create better ways to defibrillate," he says.
Even so, Ideker notes that "it only takes 50 milliamps of current to throw a healthy beating heart into fibrillation, but to defibrillate you need 10 amps, or 200 times as much current, to bring it back to a normal rhythm.
The study showed that "the RLB successfully defibrillates the pediatric size piglet at significantly lower energies than the MDS (Monophasic Damped Sine).