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Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator | Conditions Associated with Shock

Purpose:

To determine if a shock from an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) was appropriate or not.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiac Electrophysiology

Objective:

adverse effects, complication detection

ICD-10:

T82.1

Description:

An implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) delivers a shock to the heart of a patient once it is triggered. Sometimes the shock delivery is appropriate but sometimes it is not.

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