Bernard Lown

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American cardiologist, developer of the DC defibrillator and the cardioverter

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According to Wikipedia, Bernard Lown was a Lithuanian-American cardiologist and inventor. Lown was the original developer of the direct current defibrillator for cardiac resuscitation, and the cardioverter for correcting rapid disordered heart rhythms. He introduced a new use for the drug lidocaine to control heartbeat disturbances.

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