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What is the definition or description of: Ventricular fibrillation?

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Dr. Koroush Khalighi
34 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Sudden cardiac death: fibrillation of ventricle results in cardiac arrest and sudden cardiac death due to very fast (more tan 300 beats/min) in lower heart chambers
Answered on Jun 10, 2017

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