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What is a single-chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)?

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A single-chamber ICD has a lead that's attached in your heart's right ventricle. If needed, the ICD will send energy to the ventricle to restore a normal heart rhythm.

SOURCES: American Heart Association.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on February 4, 2019

SOURCES: American Heart Association.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on February 4, 2019

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