Soraya Samii

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Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: Primary and Secondary Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death

I. Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators: What every physician should know. The implantable cardioverter defibrillator known as ICD is an implantable device similar to a pacemaker that has leads, usually transvenous, that connect to the right ventricle. Often these devices have sophisticated pacemaker capability and have additional leads in other cardiac chambers, such as the right atrium and…

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