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What can be done for implantable cardioverter defibrillator versus heart bypass surgery?

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In brief: Different indication

Aicd for arrhythmias and ventricular tachycardia and does not revascularize.
Bypass for coronary blockage (which can have arrhythmias) to improve circulation and sometimes stops arrhythmias induced by ischemia- low flow.

In brief: Different indication

Aicd for arrhythmias and ventricular tachycardia and does not revascularize.
Bypass for coronary blockage (which can have arrhythmias) to improve circulation and sometimes stops arrhythmias induced by ischemia- low flow.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: ICD

They are complementary and not competing therapies.

In brief: ICD

They are complementary and not competing therapies.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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