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Toronto General Hospital |
Maps & Directions Eaton Building - 2nd Floor, in the
Cardiovascular Investigations Unit
Patients are admitted to the Cardiac Short Stay Unit on the 5th Floor, Munk Building.
A biventricular defibrillator implant involves inserting small computer-like device and lead system (3 leads) that respond to and treat rapid heart rhythms. By sending a pulse and occasionally a shock to interrupt a fast heartbeat, the device can treat slow heart rhythms in the same way as a pacemaker and may help the pumping of the heart chambers.
Biventricular defibrillator implants require light sedation and monitoring. Patients are admitted for an overnight stay.
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