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Will someone live forever if he has a internal defibrillator now?

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Dr. Jason Rubenstein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: No.

Icds may help prevent cardiac arrest, but do not prevent the heart from failing due to heart attack, or progressive muscle weakening.
Other non-heart conditions can still be fatal, even with an icd.

In brief: No.

Icds may help prevent cardiac arrest, but do not prevent the heart from failing due to heart attack, or progressive muscle weakening.
Other non-heart conditions can still be fatal, even with an icd.
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