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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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SHIKARPUR -- Noted cardiac electrophysiology expert Dr Sajid Ali Shaikh has said that 80 percent of the world heart patients existed in South Asia because the people of the region have narrow blood arteries.
SHIKARPUR -- Renowned Cardiac electrophysiology expert, Dr Sajid Ali Shaikh has said that 80 per cent of the world heart patients existed in South Asia because the people of the region had narrow blood arteries.
Lee Eckhardt, an associate professor of cardiac electrophysiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Cardiac radioablation would be a paradigm shift, bringing together two specialties, radiation oncology and cardiac electrophysiology, to collaborate in the treatment of cardiac patients.
"This is the first prospective study in our field to compare outcomes between different ways to achieve cardiac resynchronization," said cardiologist Roderick Tung, the Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology and EP Laboratories at the University of Chicago Medicine.
Razmania has been working in the field of cardiac electrophysiology since 2003.
He then completed a fellowship in Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland.
Conclusion: Cardiac electrophysiology studies and radiofrequency catheter ablation were found to be an effective and safe method for diagnosis and treatment of supraventricular tachycardia.
Kossidas specializes in cardiac electrophysiology. He completed medical school at the University of Athens Medical School in Greece and completed his residency with the Lenox Hill Hospital Internal Medicine Program in New York, as well as a clinical cardiac electrophysiology fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
"By eliminating leads and pockets, leadless pacemakers have largely eliminated infection, one of the most serious and frustrating complications associated with pacemakers," says Daniel Cantillon, MD, research director for Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing at Cleveland Clinic and organizer of the multi-institutional study.
15th International Cardiac Electrophysiology Conference was held at Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology and National Institute of Heart Diseases (AFIC and NIHD) Rawalpindi.