Cardioversion: Electrical Cardioversion
For electrical cardioversion, your doctor first gives you a medicine that relaxes you and controls pain. Then your doctor places paddles or patches either on your chest or on your chest and back, depending on your doctor's preference.
Primary Medical ReviewerRakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
Specialist Medical ReviewerJohn M. Miller, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
Current as ofMarch 12, 2014