Subcutaneous implantable defibrillator

Last revised by Jeremy Jones on 16 Sep 2023

A subcutaneous implantable defibrillator (SICD) is a medical device implanted, typically in the chest wall, It delivers an electric impulse to the heart like a standard cardiac defibrillator (AICD) without leads being inserted into the myocardium.

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: Subcutaneous ICD
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