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I understand what asystole is but how different from cardiac arrest?
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Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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Cardiac arrest means that the heart muscle has stopped beating.
It can be from asystole, which means that there is no spontaneous rhythm at all, or other causes. But, in the end, cardiac arrest means the heart stop beating.

In brief: Same...sort of
Cardiac arrest means that the heart muscle has stopped beating.
It can be from asystole, which means that there is no spontaneous rhythm at all, or other causes. But, in the end, cardiac arrest means the heart stop beating.
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: Similar
Asystole and cardiac arrest are synonymous.

In brief: Similar
Asystole and cardiac arrest are synonymous.
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