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Learn more about your heart, what to expect after surgery, and some helpful information about planning for your stay at Mott.
An ICD (implantable cardioverter-defibrillator) is a small device which is implanted in patients who are at risk of sudden cardiac arrest due to ventricular fibrillation. The difference between an ICD and a pacemaker is that pacemakers are more often temporary and generally designed to consistently correct bradycardia, while ICDs are often permanent safeguards against sudden abnormalities.
Our Congenital Heart Center hosts a yearly event designed to gather young ICD recipients together for an exchange ideas, education, and support. Learn more