cardioversion


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car·di·o·ver·sion

 (kär′dē-ō-vûr′zhən)
n.
The restoration of the heartbeat to normal functioning by the application of electrical shock or by the use of medication.

car•di•o•ver•sion

(ˌkɑr di oʊˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən)

n.
restoration of the normal heart rhythm by applying direct-current electrical shock.
[1970–75; cardio- + (re) version]

cardioversion

Medicine. the restoration of proper heart rhythm by electrical shock.
See also: Heart
Translations

car·di·o·ver·sion

n. cardioversión, restauración del ritmo sinusal normal del corazón por medio de una corriente directa.

cardioversion

n cardioversión f; synchronized electrical — cardioversión eléctrica sincronizada
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This update is intended to provide guidance on the product's use in patients undergoing transoesophageal echocardiography -guided and delayed cardioversion.
With cardioversion, a patients heart receives electrical stimulation from two special pads placed on the chest and attached to a cardioversion machine that sends a low-voltage current through the pads to the heart.
Electrical cardioversion also may be used for attempted conversion (January et al.
Persistent AF is defined when AF attack persists longer than 7 days or should be terminated by chemical or electrical cardioversion.
Objectives: To investigate the contribution of Bispectralindex monitoring on the amount of used anaesthetic substance and the quality of anaesthesia in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation who would undergo cardioversion.
BARCELONA -- Rivaroxaban appears to be a safe and effective alternative to warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing elective cardioversion, according to the findings of the first-ever prospective, randomized trial of a novel oral anticoagulant for this application.
2014;63:368-375) incorrectly stated that ventricular fibrillation was one of 4 arrhythmias associated with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome that should be treated with synchronized cardioversion.
Cardioversion Cardioversion Restores a normal heart rhythm for people who have certain types of abnormal heartbeats, arrhythmias, using a defibrillator.
We have read with great enthusiasm the recently published article entitled "Can neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio (N/L ratio) predict recurrence after electrical cardioversion in non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF)" by Aribas et al.
La paciente es trasladada a salas de cirugia con monitoria basica no invasiva y considerando la respuesta no favorable al tratamiento antiarritmico previo (no control de la respuesta ventricular ni reversion a ritmo sinusal), se considera realizar intento de cardioversion electrica antes del inicio del acto anestesico, a pesar de no presentar inestabilidad hemodinamica.