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Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator

Overview

An implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) is a device designed to quickly detect a life-threatening, rapid heartbeat coming from the bottom chamber of the heart. It converts the abnormal rhythm back to normal by delivering an electrical shock to the heart.

Update Date 5/13/2014