Sudden Cardiac Arrest advice

Surviving a Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is usually caused by life - threatening arrhythmias and abnormalities in the heart's electrical system

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Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is an abrupt loss of pulse and consciousness caused by an unexpected failure in the heart's ability to effectively pump blood to the brain and around the body. It is usually caused by life-threatening arrhythmias, abnormalities in the heart's electrical system.

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Are you diagnosed with an irregular heartbeats called arrhythmia?
An Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator (ICD) is a small device that is placed in the chest to treat your arrhythmia. The ICD uses electrical pulses or shocks to treat life-threatening arrhythmias. An ICD with SmartShock & trade; Technlogy is designed to dramatically reduce the number of inappropriate shocks.

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