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Why would a patient need a cardioversion?

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Dr. Martin Bress
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
Rhythm disturbances.: Cardioversion is an electronic technique used to convert an abnormal rhythm back to a normal one. The procedure is performed in a hospital under light anesthesia. Various rhythm disturbances such as atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter among others are treated with cardioversion. The results are usually successful and apparent immediately.
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Dr. Ali Valika
21 years experience
Symptomatic arrhythm: Symptomatic arrhythmia, including vt, afib, aflutter, or even svt.
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