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Can a cardioversion kill you?

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Dr. John Garner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Unlikely

This is extremely unlikely.
The worst-case scenario for a cardioversion is usually that it creates a worse rhythm. However, such a rhythm is in fact treated by (wait for it) a cardioversion, so you're already set up for the treatment.

In brief: Unlikely

This is extremely unlikely.
The worst-case scenario for a cardioversion is usually that it creates a worse rhythm. However, such a rhythm is in fact treated by (wait for it) a cardioversion, so you're already set up for the treatment.
Dr. John Garner
Dr. John Garner
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