Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy-Defibrillator (CRT-D)

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An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) with cardiac resynchronization pacing therapies. The device terminates an erratic, life-threatening cardiac arrhythmia by delivering a high-energy, direct current electrical stimulus to cardiac tissue. In addition, it provides resynchronization pacing therapies to both ventricles of the heart.

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