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Implantable Defibrillator Placement- Summary

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Presentation: Implantable Defibrillator
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Reviewed By: Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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This implant procedure has been perfected in literally hundreds of thousands of patients in the past few decades. This particular procedure is considered minimally invasive and relatively simple to perform. A benefit to having this device is that treatment for your abnormal heartbeats can be given promptly.
Based on studies of your heart, lifestyle and overall physical condition, your doctor thinks that this device will best treat your condition, make you feel better and improve the quality of your life.
Now that you have viewed the presentation, it is your doctor's hope that you have a better understanding of the procedure, including its risks, benefits and alternatives. Based on your values and expectations, you and your doctor can now make a shared decision about your health care.

Implantable Defibrillator


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