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What results can be expected from a successful cardioversion?
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Cardiology 22 years experience
Back 2 normal rhythm: Successful cardioversion, by delivering electrical energy externally to the heart, should interrupt the abnormal rhythm, and "reset" the heart's rhythm by allowing the usual route of electricity generation/transmission to take over again. Any symptoms caused by the irregular rhythm (palpitations, shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pressure, dizziness) should immediately vanish at that point.
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