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What does ECV stand for?

ECV stands for Electrical Cardioversion


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Topics include airway management and ventilation, management of cardiac arrhythmias, defibrillation and electrical cardioversion, advanced life support, anaphylaxis, special situations like hypothermia and poisoning, post-resuscitation care, bereavement, record-keeping and audit, legal and ethical issues, and resuscitation training.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] It sounds like you underwent an electrical cardioversion (a shock to the heart delivered through patches on the chest, or done with drugs) for atrial fibrillation, and your heart is now in a regular (sinus) rhythm.
Others discuss amiodarone in prevention and treatment, atrial remodeling in permanent atrial fibrillation, cardiac involvement in Parkinson's disease, optimal AV delay, and electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter.
Three previous major, randomized controlled trials--the Atrial Fibrillation in Followup Investigation of Rhythm Management (AFFIRM), Pharmacologic Intervention in Atrial Fibrillation (PIAF), and Rate Control Versus Electrical Cardioversion (RACE)--had concluded that there is little difference in quality of life between the rate and rhythm control strategies.