2011 CVM News: New method defibrillates heart with less electricity and pain

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This news item is about: ornell scientists, in collaboration with physicists and physician-scientists in Germany, France and Rochester, N.Y., have developed a new -- and much less painful and potentially damaging -- method to end life-threatening heart fibrillations. The new technique, which is reported in the July 14 issue of the journal Nature, cuts the energy required for defibrillation by 84 percent, compared with conventional methods.

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2011-07-13
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Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine
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Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine -- Periodicals.; Fenton, Flavio; Gilmour, Robert F.
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