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*  Ventricular fibrillation
... and who make a good recovery from this are often considered for implantation of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, ... while fine V-fib can mimic the appearance of asystole on a defibrillator or cardiac monitor set to a low gain. Some clinicians ...
*  Electrical injury
Artificial cardiac pacemakers or implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICD) are sensitive to very small currents. pre- ... As a treatment for fibrillation or irregular heart rhythms: see defibrillator and cardioversion. As a method of pain relief: ...
*  Defibrillation
Defibrillators can be external, transvenous, or implanted (implantable cardioverter-defibrillator), depending on the type of ... A wearable cardioverter defibrillator is a portable external defibrillator that can be worn by at-risk patients. The unit ... Biphasic defibrillation was originally developed and used for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. When applied to external ... "External Defibrillators - External Defibrillator Improvement Initiative Paper". www.fda.gov. Retrieved 2016-12-08. Powell, Judy ...
*  Morton Mower
The AICD was an implantable defibrillator that served as a substitute to portable defibrillators for patients with chronic ... An implantable defibrillator is a device implanted under the skin through an incision in the shoulder. Leads from the implanted ... The automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator is the size of a deck of cards and weighs nine ounces. Although these ... The first AICD was five times larger and three times heavier than Guidant's latest implantable defibrillators. In the 1980s, ...
*  Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD)
The S-ICD System is a Subcutaneous (under the skin) Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator for people who are at risk of Sudden ... This could improve the time needed to get used to the implantable device, although this is subjective. The lead goes into the ... http://www.s-icd.eu http://www.bostonscientific.com/en-EU/products/defibrillators/s-icd-emblem.html http://www.sicdsystem.com/ ...
*  Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
An implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) or automated implantable cardioverter defibrillator (AICD) is a device ... Amiodarone or an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for congestive heart failure. N Engl J Med. 2005 Jan 20;352(3):225-37 ... Amiodarone or an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for congestive heart failure. N Engl J Med 2005; 352:225-237 Stevenson ... Vasquez LD, Sears SF, Shea JB, Vasquez PM (2010). "Sexual health for patients with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator". ...
*  Cardiac arrest
Antiarrhythmics vs Implantable Defibrillator study. Cardiac Arrest Study Hamburg . Canadian Implantable Defibrillator Study". ... An implantable cardiac defibrillator may be placed to reduce the chance of death from recurrence. In the United States, cardiac ... An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) is a battery powered device that monitors electrical activity in the heart and ... "Implantable cardioverter defibrillators for primary prevention of death in left ventricular dysfunction with and without ...
*  Murata Electronics (Finland)
Medical applications include use in pacemakers and implantable defibrillators (ICD). They are also used in instrumentation for ...
*  Artificial cardiac pacemaker
Some combine a pacemaker and defibrillator in a single implantable device. Others have multiple electrodes stimulating ... "MP3 Headphones Interfere With Implantable Defibrillators, Pacemakers - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center". www.bidmc.org. ... Biological pacemaker Button cell Electrical conduction system of the heart Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator Infective ... Detecting and Distinguishing Cardiac Pacing Artifacts Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator from National Heart, Lung and ...
*  Heart
Implantable defibrillators are used to treat serious life-threatening rapid heart rhythms. These devices monitor the heart, and ... Implantable defibrillators are most commonly used in patients with heart failure, cardiomyopathies, or inherited arrhythmia ... Cardiac devices in the form of pacemakers or implantable defibrillators may also be required to treat arrhythmias. Pacemakers, ... These devices are frequently combined with a defibrillator. In very severe cases of heart failure, a small pump called a ...
*  Barouh Berkovits
permanent dead link] Kirk Jeffrey (2001). Machines in Our Hearts: The Cardiac Pacemaker, the Implantable Defibrillator, and ... In particular, Berkovits invented the 'demand pacemaker' and the DC defibrillator. Berkovits was born in Czechoslovakia. His ... particularly the cardiac defibrillator and artificial cardiac pacemaker. ...
*  Medical Technology Group
... implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICDs); insulin pumps; diagnostics, including sepsis; fibroid embolisation; pain management ...
*  Guidant
On May 25, Guidant reported 26 cases of implantable defibrillator failure, including one death. The same day, the New York ... implantable cardioverter-defibrillators, stents, and other cardiovascular medical products. Their company headquarters is ... On June 17, Guidant issued a safety advisory on seven models of defibrillator, followed a week later by advising doctors to ... The new company focused on cardiac rhythm management (pacemakers and implantable defibs) and cardiac and vascular intervention ...
*  Joseph Erlanger
Jeffrey, Kris (2001). Machines in Our Hearts: The Cardiac Pacemaker, the Implantable Defibrillator, and American Health Care. ...
*  Proarrhythmic agent
Supplementation and Risk of Ventricular Tachycardia and Ventricular Fibrillation in Patients With Implantable Defibrillators". ...
*  Management of heart failure
2005). "Amiodarone or an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for congestive heart failure". N Engl J Med. 352 (3): 225-37. ... 2004). "Cardiac-resynchronization therapy with or without an implantable defibrillator in advanced chronic heart failure". N ... "Cost-effectiveness of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators". N. Engl. J. Med. 353 (14): 1471-80. doi:10.1056/NEJMsa051989. ... may also benefit from an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), a device that is proven to reduce all-cause mortality by ...
*  Michel Mirowski
Notes "The implantable cardioverter-defibrillator: From Mirowski to its current use , BC Medical Journal". www.bcmj.org. ... The Patent number is 4,202,340 Kastor, J.A.: Michel Mirowski and the Automatic Implantable Defibrillator. American Journal of ... Stephen Heilman's artificial pacemaker company to develop the first implantable cardioverter-defibrillator. Mirowski was born ... was a physician who helped develop the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD). Born in Warsaw, Poland, he practiced ...
*  Alois Langer
The Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator: Patient Perspective. Circulation 105, (9) (Mar 5): 1022-4. Cardiac Telecom ... Machines in Our Hearts : The Cardiac Pacemaker, the Implantable Defibrillator, and American Health Care. Baltimore: Johns ... "Implantable cardiac defibrillating electrode" Lord, Rich. May 2003. Beat generation: The Story of the Heart Defibrillator. ... is an American biomedical engineer best known as one of the co-inventors of the Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD). ...
*  Heartbeat International (charity)
It provides cardiac pacemakers, implantable defibrillators, and medical treatment free of charge to patients in need ...
*  St. Jude Medical
Jude Medical manufactures implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICD); pacemakers; electrophysiology catheters; vascular ... Jude Medical Announces FDA Approval of Assura (TM) Implantable Defibrillators with Features That Reduce Inappropriate Shocks". ... Jude's Riata defibrillator lead over risks // The company took the Riata defibrillator lead off the market last year". Star ... Jude Medical acquired Ventritex, a Sunnyvale, California-based manufacturer of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators for $352 ...
*  Cameron Health
The privately held company's focus was on a new generation of minimally invasive implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) ... May 2010). "An Entirely Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator". N. Engl. J. Med. New England Journal of Medicine ... which they called a Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD). Cameron Health's approach avoided implanting transvenous ... access-date= requires ,url= (help) Meier, Barry (13 May 2010). "Under-Skin Defibrillators Seen Closer to Reality". The New York ...
*  Adrian Kantrowitz
"Machines in Our Hearts: The Cardiac Pacemaker, the Implantable Defibrillator, and American Health Care", via Google Books. JHU ... In the early 1960s, Kantrowitz developed an implantable artificial pacemaker together with General Electric. The first of these ... and an early version of the implantable pacemaker. Kantrowitz was born in New York City on October 4, 1918. His mother was a ...
*  Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators are used to prevent sudden death. In recent reports, left cardiac sympathetic ...
*  Josh Stewart
Stewart now has an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator in his chest. "Josh Stewart: Credit Listings". TV.com. Archived from ...
*  Yaariv Khaykin
As a cardiologist Khaykin specializes in the implantation of pacemakers, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICDs), cardiac ... January 2014). "Higher Mortality Risk Among Patients With Delayed Follow-Up After Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator ... June 2013). "Survival after implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation in the elderly" (PDF). Circulation. 127 (24): ... Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator registry, Ontario's version of the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. ...
*  Brugada syndrome
Treatment may be with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). Isoproterenol may be used in those who are acutely ... This is done via insertion of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), which continuously monitors the heart rhythm and ...