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defibrillation

[dē‚fib·rə′lā·shən]
(medicine)
Stopping a local quivering of muscle fibers, especially of the heart.
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Three recent randomised clinical trials looked at fish oil in the prevention of sudden cardiac death in patients with implantable cardiac defibrillators.
Boston Scientific announced March 15 that it had stopped sales of implantable cardiac defibrillators and was voluntarily recalling the devices from hospitals.
Recent models are the size of a small bar of soap and weigh less than four ounces - miniscule compared to the first portable cardiac defibrillator built for Johns Hopkins in the 1950s: it weighed 40 pounds.
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The Minister added: HeartSine pioneered the development of the emergency cardiac defibrillator and is now expanding its sales into key markets such as the United Arab Emirates and key industrial sectors such as the oil and gas industry.
The LifeVest is typically worn for two to three months by patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), either while the decision is made to implant a cardiac defibrillator (ICD) or when an ICD may not be appropriate for the patient.
C11 HED has been used in cardiac PET imaging to characterize SNS integrity and risk-stratify patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy considered for implantable cardiac defibrillators.
People who have internal cardiac defibrillators also may be at greater risk of heart attack or stroke due to air pollution.
Contract award notice: Framework agreement for supplying stimulants and tri-cardiac cardiac defibrillators