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The branch of science concerned with electrical phenomena that are associated with physiologic processes. Electrical phenomena are prominent in neurons and effectors.
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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.
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Study of how electrical signals in the body relate to physiologic function.
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Electrophysiology studies the electrical properties of biological cells and tissues.
Within the field of cardiac electrophysiology, Nair has a variety of tools and technologies at her disposal, each calibrated to correct an abnormal heartbeat.
"Topera's mapping technology has the potential to change the paradigm for how physicians approach treating people with atrial fibrillation," said John Miller, M.D., professor of medicine and director of clinical cardiac electrophysiology at Indiana University Health." The ability to more accurately target the areas of the heart perpetuating atrial fibrillation is a significant advancement in the field of electrophysiology, which may allow us to treat more people with atrial fibrillation and lead to better health results."
Singh apprised the participants of the conference about the importance of cardiac electrophysiology fellowship program.
Contributors from the many medical specialties that touch on cardiac electrophysiology update the comprehensive reference to the field.
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Bursac's cutting-edge technology relating to cardiac electrophysiology and cardiac tissue engineering will permit us to use micro-patterned cardiac tissue to significantly expand the approaches we use in our Drug Rescue Programs to quantify drug effects on functional human cardiac tissue, in effect synthetic human heart muscle," Snodgrass said.
customers with a more comprehensive portfolio of EP products than any single company can provide," said Jean-Michel Mules, general manager of Interventional Electrophysiology, GE Healthcare.
Ramaswamy brings over 10 years experience in both the academic and community practice settings, and founded an electrophysiology (EP) program outside of Atlanta, GA that has become recognized nationally and internationally for excellence in catheter ablation and innovative therapeutic technologies.
Kusumoto (pacing and electrophysiology, Mayo Clinic) provides an overall guide to the interpretation of electrograms and includes a number of helpful illustrations.
The body's ability to properly regulate heartbeat so the heart can pump the appropriate amounts of blood into the circulation system relies on the stability of the heart's electrical activity, called electrophysiology.
DENVER -- Tilt-table testing is seen as increasingly irrelevant in the evaluation of syncope in children, according to a survey of Pediatric Electrophysiology Society members.