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e·lec·tro·phys·i·ol·o·gy

(ē-lek'trō-fiz'ē-ol'ŏ-jē),
The branch of science concerned with electrical phenomena that are associated with physiologic processes. Electrical phenomena are prominent in neurons and effectors.

electrophysiology

/elec·tro·phys·i·ol·o·gy/ (-fiz″e-ol´ah-je)
1. the study of the mechanisms of production of electrical phenomena, particularly in the nervous system, and their consequences in the living organism.
2. the study of the effects of electricity on physiological phenomena.

electrophysiology

(ĭ-lĕk′trō-fĭz′ē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
1. The branch of physiology that studies the relationship between electric phenomena and bodily processes.
2. The electric activity associated with a bodily part or function.

e·lec′tro·phys′i·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), e·lec′tro·phys′i·o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
e·lec′tro·phys′i·ol′o·gist n.

electrophysiology

[-fis′ē·ol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, elektron + physis, nature, logos, science
a branch of biology concerned with the relationship between electric phenomena and biological function.

Electrophysiology

Study of how electrical signals in the body relate to physiologic function.

electrophysiology

study of the electrical phenomena involved in physiological processes.
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This is the algorithm I propose: Refer patients with newly diagnosed AF to an electrophysiologist to decide on management.
During the same hospital stay, an electrophysiologist tests the surgical lines and then completes additional ablation lines using tiny catheters within the heart.
Physicians travel from all over the world to learn the procedure from electrophysiologist Kevin Makati, MD, and cardiothoracic surgeon Andrew Sherman, MD.
Addressing our clients' needs we developed a highly realistic module, providing a cost effective and efficient training solution for one of the most crucial skills required of electrophysiologists," said Ms.
It should be rigorous, and it should be done alongside our electrophysiologist colleagues.
The lethal event is electrical--a catastrophic disturbance in rhythm," says Richard Verrier, a cardiovascular electrophysiologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.
The TEMPASURE system is designed to improve clinical outcomes by providing electrophysiologists with real-time validation information and greater control in lesion creation for the treatment of patients with cardiac arrhythmias.
When the surgeon and electrophysiologist combine their efforts we have more to offer our patients.
If the patient is getting shocked inappropriately, the device may need to be adjusted or the patient sent to an electrophysiologist for further evaluation.
Maribel Hernandez, MD, Electrophysiologist Lankenau Medical Center; Co-Director, Women's Heart Program, Main Line Health; Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Cardiac Ablation Technology System provides a catheter-based solution to AF that is appropriate for most hospital facilities when performed by a cardiac electrophysiologist.