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What Is An Electrical Physiology Study? - Dr. Shukla (VIDEO)

By Dr. Himanshu H. Shukla Expert
 
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Dr. Shukla describes an electrical physiology study.

Dr. Shukla:
EPS, or electrophysiologic study, is basically a study, it’s a minimally invasive procedure where we place diagnostic catheters that have the ability to record the electrical system of the heart through the veins of either the legs or under the collar bone or in the neck, up into the heart and we place these catheters in the area where the normal electrical impulse should flow, and basically the purpose of that type of study is to be able to identify abnormalities in the heart’s electrical system.

About Dr. Himanshu H. Shukla, M.D.:
Dr. Himanshu H. Shukla, M.D., specializes in treating heart rhythm disorders and is founder of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute (CAI) dedicated to providing heart care customized to the individual. Dr. Shukla is a member of the Heart Rhythm Society, has completed training at Columbia University in New York City, the University of Missouri and the University of Oklahoma. He is recognized for numerous published articles on the treatment of heart rhythm disorders, and by the American Heart Association for Outstanding Research. Dr. Shukla’s community works include raising awareness of heart rhythm disorders, safety and prevention measures through speeches, training and counsel; and contributing external defibrillators to local public schools and other entities.

Visit Dr. Shukla on the web at the Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute (CAI) http://www.caiaz.com

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