Arrhythmias and Clinical EP (Electrophysiology)

An arrhythmia is a problem with the rate or beat of your pulse. It implies that your heart pulsates too rapidly, too gradually, or with an unpredictable example. At the point when the heart thumps quicker than typical, it is called tachycardia. Arrhythmias can be brought about by: coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, changes in the heart muscle (cardiomyopathy), valve disorders, electrolyte awkward nature in the blood, for example, sodium or potassium; damage from a respiratory failure, the recuperating procedure after heart medical procedure and other ailments.


An electrophysiology (EP) study is a test used to comprehend and delineate electrical movement inside your heart. An EP study might be prescribed in individuals with heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias) and other heart issues to comprehend the careful reason and figure out which treatment is destined to be viable. Specialists likewise use EP concentrates to foresee the danger of abrupt cardiac death in specific circumstances. An EP study includes putting symptomatic catheters inside your heart and running particular tests to delineate electrical flows. EP considers are done in the medical clinic and convey a little danger of genuine confusions.