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Definition : Cardiac electrical stimulators that apply brief high-voltage electroshocks to the heart that are intended to:(1) restore normal rhythm and contractile function in patients who are experiencing ventricular fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia that is not accompanied by a palpable pulse (i.e., defibrillation) or (2) correct noncritical dysrhythmias (e.g., to supraventricular tachycardia, ventricular reentrant tachycardia, atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation) by applying relatively low-level stimuli shocks synchronized to the patient's ECG (i.e., cardioversion).

Entry Terms : "Defibrillators, Monophasic, External" , "Defibrillators, Biphasic, External" , "Defibrillator/Monitor/Pacemakers" , "Defibrillator/Monitors" , "Monitor/Defibrillators" , "Cardioverters" , "Defibrillator/Pacemaker/Monitoring Systems"

UMDC code : 18502

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Hillusa Corp

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Hillusa Corporation was established in Miami, Florida, in 1980. The primary objective at Hillusa was to provide medical equipment to a wide range of clients for Latin America. Since being established, the Hillusa Corporation has experienced constant growth.

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