Heart Rhythm Disorders (cont.)
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Electrical and Surgical Treatments
The most common electrical and surgical treatments are listed as follows:
Electrical cardioversion is most often used in emergencies, although patients with certain arrhythmias who are stable may have electrical cardioversion done non-emergently. Most of the surgical procedures (implants) are done in patients whose arrhythmias are under medical control (temporarily or longer-term).
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/26/2015
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