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treatment by stopping fibrillation of heart muscles (usually by electric shock delivered by a defibrillator)

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A neutral effect was reported in 3 studies for appropriate implantable cardiac defibrillator intervention and in 6 studies for sudden cardiac death.
Denise Thompson, 39, could have dropped dead at any minute before she was fitted with a cardiac defibrillator Picture: ROBERT PARRY JONES
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Such an algorithm will enable an ordering of patients who may benefit most, and benefit least, from implantable cardiac defibrillator ("ICD") therapy.
My husband had heart surgery in 2003 and a cardiac defibrillator implanted in 2004.
These deaths occur despite the fact that the implantable cardiac defibrillator has been demonstrated to be very effective in preventing sudden cardiac death in at-risk patients," Harvard professor Dr.
Cardiac Science develops and markets life-saving external cardiac defibrillator devices and proprietary software that monitors a patient's cardiac activity, instantly detects the onset of a life-threatening heart rhythm and automatically delivers defibrillation shocks within as little as 10 seconds and without human intervention to re-establish the heart's normal rhythm.
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The study showed a 29pct reduction in heart failure and mortality risk in patients who received an implanted cardiac resynchronization therapy device with defibrillator (CRT-D) compared to patients who received only an implanted cardiac defibrillator (ICD-only).
Surgeons implanted what's called an AICD - automatic implantable cardiac defibrillator - in his chest.
The cardiac defibrillator is hailed as one of the most important lifesaving inventions of the 20th century.
Paramedics administered drugs intravenously and used a portable cardiac defibrillator to try to get the boy's heart restarted, but he was pronounced dead at Antelope Valley Hospital.
Paramedics administered drugs intravenously and used a portable cardiac defibrillator trying to get the boy's heart restarted - called ``advanced cardiac life support'' - and transported the boy to the hospital, Baligad said.
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