TITLE

Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator

AUTHOR(S)
Manolis, Antonis S.; Rastegar, Hassan; Estes III, A. Mark
PUB. DATE
September 1989
SOURCE
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;9/8/89, Vol. 262 Issue 10, p1362
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the development of the automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ACID). Design of the apparatus to detect and terminate ventricular tachycardia (VT) or fibrillation (VF); Evolution from an investigation to a clinical tool for management of malignant ventricular arrhythmias; Components of the ACID system; System and unit operations; Suitability of AICD for cardiac arrest patients.
ACCESSION #
10940976

 

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