Can somebody get electro cardioversion without anasthesia, to save money. Bad heart.?

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WHY!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • 7 years ago
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    Possible ? Yes. Practical, no.

    Honestly, most cardiologists will refuse to do it without at least some anesthesia.

    Edit : Likely because it's an incredibly painful procedure. The stress & pain of it could well cause a heart attack in someone with a bad heart.

  • 7 years ago

    Agree with ckm1956.

    It is highly unlikely it would be done without anaesthesia.

    Source(s): Cardiac Physiologist
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