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BATTELLI, Federico

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La mort par les décharges électriques.

J. Physiol. (Paris), 1, 1085-1100, 1899.

The first defibrillation. “Prévost and Battelli produced ventricular fibrillation in dogs by shocking with weak currents. They then shocked the fibrillating heart with a stronger current—the second, or counter, shock. The fibrillation stopped, and a few seconds later the heart resumed its normal beating” (Callahan et al., Classics of Cardiology, Vol. 3).



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Arrythmias, CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Arrythmias › External Defibrillator, CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY › Cardiac Electrophysiology