Questions for Your Doctor About Sudden Cardiac Arrest

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After receiving a diagnosis of increased risk for Sudden Cardiac Arrest, you will probably have questions you want to ask your doctor. Below are some questions to help you in your discussion.

  • What is Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

  • What is an arrhythmia?

  • What did my test results reveal?

  • What are my treatment options and which option do you recommend for me? Why?

  • What are an ICD and an EMBLEM MRI S-ICD?

  • When is an EMBLEM MRI S-ICD needed?

  • When could an EMBLEM MRI S-ICD be an option?

  • Can I choose which type of device I want to have implanted and can I make this choice myself?

  • Can the EMBLEM MRI S-ICD tell the difference between non-fatal arrhythmias and life-threatening ones like ventricular fibrillation?


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