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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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The group currently consists of 100 female electrophysiologists from around the world and is the only alliance of its kind that champions women in electrophysiology.
This is the algorithm I propose: Refer patients with newly diagnosed AF to an electrophysiologist to decide on management.
There was no consensus among the pediatric electrophysiologists who said they use tilt-table testing regarding the optimal tilt angle, the tilt duration that constitutes a negative test, or how long the child patient should go without food or drink before testing.
Sentara offers a number of services to help patients manage AF, including the Sentara Heart Arrhythmia Center - the region's first and only center that brings together highly talented cardiothoracic surgeons and cardiac electrophysiologists to diagnose and treat simple to complex AF and other cardiac arrhythmias.
Sessions of particular interest to young electrophysiologists will be highlighted as a special track.
The FlexAbility catheter features an innovative handle and shaft combination that allows for improved maneuverability, enabling electrophysiologists to reach challenging anatomic locations within their patients' hearts.
We believe the Rhythmia mapping system can become a leader in EP mapping with unparalleled speed, clarity and simplicity which should enable electrophysiologists to perform procedures with great efficiency and precision," said Pete Sommerness, general manager of electrophysiology at Boston Scientific.
Berlin, June 14 -- World-renowned female electrophysiologists Professor Ellen Hoffmann and Professor Jeanne E.
In addition to Natale, the team of electrophysiologists with Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia and TCAI includes Shane M.
We agree that a 12-month fellowship is not going to cover every single thing that electrophysiologists get in their training.
He cautions that the defect itself can be difficult to detect, even by the most experienced electrophysiologists, and that serious damage to other tissues could occur during treatment.
The TEMPASURE system is designed to improve patient outcomes of cardiac ablation procedures by providing electrophysiologists with real-time validation information and greater control in lesion creation.