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When in the heart cycle is the shock delivered during cardioversion?

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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Sync or non-sync

It depends whether it is synchronous or asynchronos.
Synchronous is when the shock is delivered on the qrs portion of the heart cycle - it is when the heart depolarises. Asynchronous cardioversion can occur anywhere on the heart cycle.

In brief: Sync or non-sync

It depends whether it is synchronous or asynchronos.
Synchronous is when the shock is delivered on the qrs portion of the heart cycle - it is when the heart depolarises. Asynchronous cardioversion can occur anywhere on the heart cycle.
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Into the QRS

The shock is synchronized to the exact moment that the cardiac muscle is depolarized which corresponds to the qrs complex on the ekg.

In brief: Into the QRS

The shock is synchronized to the exact moment that the cardiac muscle is depolarized which corresponds to the qrs complex on the ekg.
Dr. Bennett Werner
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