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What is the difference between a pacemaker and an ICD?

What is the difference between a pacemaker and an ICD?

What is the difference between a pacemaker and an ICD?

 

A pacemaker and an ICD look the same and both contain a small chip that tracks your heart rhythm. The main difference is that an ICD can send out an electric shock when your heart beats too much out of its normal rhythm. An ICD can use its defibrillation function to save your life in case of a life threatening abnormality.

 

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What is a pacemaker?

What is an ICD?

 

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