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NCH Heart Institute

Defibrillators (ICD)
 


Heart Institute

Downtown Naples
399 9th Street North
Suite 300
Naples, FL 34102
tel: (239) 624-4200
fax: (239) 624-4201

Hours
M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm


Bonita Springs
Suite 200
27160 Bay Landing Drive
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
tel: (239) 390-1562
fax: (239) 948-9042

Hours
M -F 8:00am - 4:30pm

The Implantable Cardioverter

Defibrillator pictured is underneath a U.S. Quarter Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)   An ICD is a device used to help control your heart rate and delivers a shock to the heart should it go into a fatal arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat). It is sometimes recommended for people who have weak heart muscles due to congestive heart failure (CHF) or those diagnosed with " Sudden Death " a condition where the heart rhythm suddenly changes to a rhythm that does not sustain life (i.e. ventricular fibrillation).