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Electrophysiology Expertise for Heart Rhythm Issues

We’ve all experienced the occasional skipped beat or racing heart, whether under stress or during exercise. While some flutters are normal, if you have an ongoing irregular heart rhythm, it could be the sign of a more serious condition. It’s essential to see an electrophysiology specialist for diagnostic and treatment expertise. Take heart. Our team at Northside Hospital Heart Institute provides best-in-class solutions, including implantable pacemakers, cardioverter-defibrillators and other interventions, so we can help you reclaim your health, wellness and active life again.

Heart Care  Experts at Northside Hospital Heart Institute

Your heart is the most important organ in your body. Irregular heart rhythm can be upsetting, leaving you feeling light-headed and breathless. The skilled multidisciplinary electrophysiology team at Northside Hospital Heart Institute is here to steady your concerns – and your heart. We offer the most advanced complete care and support for those with the following heart rhythm conditions:

  • Arrhythmias 
  • Atrial fibrillation (AFib)
  • Atrioventricular block (AV block)
  • Bradycardia (slow heartbeat)
  • Long QT interval syndrome 
  • Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia
  • Premature heartbeats
  • Syncope (fainting)
  • Tachycardia (rapid heartbeat)
  • Ventricular fibrillation (V-fib)
  • Ventricular tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome

Testing and Correcting Your Heart’s Electrical Signals 

Your heart health is in good hands with our expert team of board-certified cardiologists and electrophysiologists at Northside Hospital Heart Institute

Your heart creates electrical signals to regulate your pulse. Our team uses special catheters inserted in the leg and neck to sense the heart’s electrical currents. Our electrophysiology studies – sometimes called EP or EPS – test these electrical signals using:

  • Cardiac arrhythmia monitoring
  • Event recorder
  • Holter monitor
  • Imaging studies such as electrocardiogram or echocardiogram
  • Implantable loop recorder
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Biventricular pacemaker/Cardiac resynchronization therapy
  • ICD/Defibrillator implantation
  • Electrophysiological testing and mapping
  • Ablation Procedures
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
    • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
    • Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVCs)
  • Left atrial appendage closure (occlusion) device
  • Defibrillator cable or lead extraction

    Learn More About Electrophysiology Expertise at Northside Hospital

    Northside Hospital Heart Institute provides complete heart care that is personal, professional and supportive for any cardiovascular need. If you are experiencing heart rhythm concerns, contact one of our team of electrophysiologists for expert diagnosis and treatment, leading to improved heart wellness.