cardiac electrophysiology

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cardiac electrophysiology

[′kärd·ē‚ak i‚lek·trō‚fiz·ē′äl·ə·jē]
(physiology)
The science that is concerned with the mechanism, spread, and interpretation of the electric currents which arise within heart muscle tissue and initiate each heart muscle contraction.
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Without surgical intervention, the condition [could have been] fatal," said Dr Alawi Al Shaikh Ali, consultant cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist at SKMC.
Hongsheng Guo has joined Oregon Cardiology at Oregon Heart & Vascular Institute at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend as a cardiac electrophysiologist.
Robert Eckart, a cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist with Heart Specialists of Sarasota, suggested Sommer consider having ablation (a surgery that works by scarring or destroying the tissue in the heart that triggers the abnormal rhythm).
Sentara offers a number of services to help patients manage AF, including establishing the Sentara Heart Arrhythmia Center the region's first and only center that brings together highly talented cardiothoracic surgeons and cardiac electrophysiologist cardiologists to diagnose and treat simple to complex atrial fibrillation and other cardiac arrhythmias.
Cardiac electrophysiologist Dr Adel Khalifa Sultan Hamad is now calling for a regional cardiac database to help tackle heart problems across the GCC.
Scheinman, professor and cardiac electrophysiologist at the University of California, San Francisco.
He goes on to say, "You might feel you are being pieced out: your heart to the noninvasive cardiologist, who might call in the invasive cardiologist if you need a cardiac catheterization, who, if you need angioplasty or a stent, gets the interventional cardiologist, who, if the root problem is a bad heart rhythm, calls in the cardiac electrophysiologist.
He said: "The network has had a special sub-group, chaired by a cardiac electrophysiologist, looking at the issue of arrhthymias for the past nine months.
Ejection fraction has been studied extensively and is dearly associated closely with sudden death" says cardiac electrophysiologist David S.
cardiac electrophysiologist and executive medical director of TCAI, and J.