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5 Things to Know About Cardioversion for Atrial Fibrillation

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What is cardioversion?


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How is the procedure done?


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Is cardioversion the same as defibrillation?


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How to prepare for a cardioversion


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What are the risks?


Allison Bush

Allison Bush

Allison Bush is a former HealthCentral editor who covered a wide range of health topics.