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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.
The inclusion of ART's proprietary SAECG technology products in this study as one of the clinical variables to stratify the risk of arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death for the purpose of identifying patients with increased benefit from implantable cardiac defibrillator therapy is a significant event for the Company.
Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center - Cardiac Defibrillator Implant, Cardiac Pacemaker Implant, COPD (pulmonary disease), Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, General Cardiac Medical, Heart Attack, Heart Valve Replacement, Pneumonia, Pulmonology Medical, and Stroke.
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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Contract notice: Delivery of implantable cardiac defibrillators and equipment for closing the left atrial appendage.
An addiction craze to electroshocks from cardiac defibrillators runs rampant in a high school; a son tries to tell his dying father the ultimate off-color joke to ease his passing; and a precursor story to the smash hit "Fight Club" reveals a side of Tyler Durden never glimpsed before.
BRICSS Cardiac Defibrillators market value is expected to reach US$1.
Dudley asserted that with this blood test, they can refine the need for such a device, and instead implant the cardiac defibrillators only in the most severe cases of sudden cardiac death risk.
to show cardiology and electrophysiology physicians, trainees, and allied health professionals the strengths and weaknesses of remote patient monitoring technology in cardiology, such as with external electrocardiographic recorders, loop recorders, pacemakers, cardiac defibrillators, and cardiac resynchronization systems, and detail a framework for incorporating existing technology into clinical practice with an emphasis on professional society guidelines.
Urgent Care 24 (UC24) introduced cardiac defibrillators with help from Fazakerley Hospital.
Minneapolis MN), the world's biggest maker of heart devices, agreed to pay $268 million to settle lawsuits over claims that fractured wires in a line of its cardiac defibrillators caused at least 13 deaths.