ICD chance for implantable cardioverter defibrillator, a tiny battery-powered device that helps to track the patient's heart rate. The device is connected to the patient's heart using thin wires. If any abnormality is detected, the device generates an electric shock which helps in the restoration of a normal heartbeat. The device is usually recommended to patients with ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation and has been found to be highly effective in preventing the risks of a heart attack in patients who fall in the high-risk category.
CRT stands for cardiac resynchronization therapy. The procedure involves the insertion of 3 leads into the major vein near the collarbone. These leads are then guided towards your heart and carefully placed in the upper and lower chambers using x-ray imaging guidance. CRT D mere pass to components - a pulse generator and leads. The device sends electrical energy to the heart in the form of pulses. This helps to ensure that your heart is beating normally as both the ventricles are working efficiently.