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Dr. Kennedy A defibrillator storm occurs when a defibrillator is implanted in the chest to correct an arrhythmia (an abnormal heart rhythm) and then fires off frequently to correct the heart rhythm, sometimes several times a day or even more often, each time with a jolt like a boxer's punch to the chest. Defibrillator storm is an uncommon but grave complication with an implantable defibrillator. a device that can prolong a patient's life but can also make a patient's life painful.

The information in this article is not meant to be medical advice.�Treatment for a medical condition should come at the recommendation of your personal physician.

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