Category: Heart Failure On December 21, 2005, nearly 435 days ago, I had open-heart surgery to fix a congenital defect in the aortic valve of my heart. After thirty four years of life, my bicuspid aortic valve which suffered from stenosis and regurgitation, needed to be replaced. As many of you know, this open-heart medical(…)
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Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator, or AICD, is an implantable device that can detect heart abnormalities and deliver a shock to the heart to bring the heart’s rhythm back to normal following a heart attack or heart failure.