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Heart Arrest

Cessation of heart beat or MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION. If it is treated within a few minutes, heart arrest can be reversed in most cases to normal cardiac rhythm and effective circulation.

Year introduced: ASYSTOLE was see under ARRHYTHMIA 1969-1990

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Tree Number(s): C14.280.383

MeSH Unique ID: D006323

Entry Terms:

  • Arrest, Heart
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Arrest, Cardiac
  • Asystole
  • Asystoles
  • Cardiopulmonary Arrest
  • Arrest, Cardiopulmonary

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