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Automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator: radiographic appearance. Radiology 1985 Jun;155(3):571-3

Date

06/01/1985

Pubmed ID

4001352

DOI

10.1148/radiology.155.3.4001352

Scopus ID

2-s2.0-0021829160   3 Citations

Abstract

The automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator is used in patients with ventricular tachyarrhythmias resistant to medical or surgical therapy. The device, which has a unique radiographic appearance, senses ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation and automatically delivers a cardioverting or/defibrillating electric shock.

Author List

Goodman LR, Troup PJ, Thorsen MK, Youker JE

Authors

Lawrence R. Goodman MD Adjunct Professor in the Radiology department at Medical College of Wisconsin
James E. Youker MD Adjunct Professor in the Radiology department at Medical College of Wisconsin




MESH terms used to index this publication - Major topics in bold

Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Electric Countershock
Humans
Prostheses and Implants
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