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What is a sync cardioversion?

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Dr. Ilyas Colombowala
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Timed shock

This is a cardioversion (shock) given to the heart that is timed to a certain point in the cardiac cycle so that the heart rhythm can be reset without causing further rhythm problems.
This is the most common type of shock delivered for rhythms such as atrial fibrillation.

In brief: Timed shock

This is a cardioversion (shock) given to the heart that is timed to a certain point in the cardiac cycle so that the heart rhythm can be reset without causing further rhythm problems.
This is the most common type of shock delivered for rhythms such as atrial fibrillation.
Dr. Ilyas Colombowala
Dr. Ilyas Colombowala
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Shock synchronized

The electric shock is synchronized to the heart beat to avoid shocking at the wrong time in the cycle which could make problems worse.

In brief: Shock synchronized

The electric shock is synchronized to the heart beat to avoid shocking at the wrong time in the cycle which could make problems worse.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Timing

It's an electrical shock applied to the heart which is synchronized to the instant of electrical depolarization (the electrical wave that initiates systole) which is the safest part of the cardiac cycle.

In brief: Timing

It's an electrical shock applied to the heart which is synchronized to the instant of electrical depolarization (the electrical wave that initiates systole) which is the safest part of the cardiac cycle.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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