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electrophysiology

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The branch of physiology that studies the relationship between electric phenomena and bodily processes.
  • n. The electric activity associated with a bodily part or function.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the branch of physiology that studies the electrical activity of organisms

Etymologies

electro- +‎ physiology (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Increased subspecialisation has resulted in paediatric cardiologists referring patients to other paediatric cardiologists for specific problems, such as electrophysiology studies.

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  • Excellent ophthalmologic ultrasound, sophisticated electrophysiology equipment, visual evoked potential recording and ERG/EOG are available, permitting immediate on-site evaluation of complex problems.

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  • X-ray of a multi-electrode array for intracranial electrophysiology.

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  • If there is an abnormal heart beat, conduct an invasive electrophysiology study (EPS) to locate the origin of the arrythmia and determine how best to treat it

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  • If your child shows signs of having an abnormal heart rhythm (an arrhythmia), staff from our Electrophysiology Service will evaluate the heart's electrical system using an electrophysiology study (EPS).

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  • We may also use an ECG to help us monitor the effectiveness of a heart medication your child is taking or to check his heart after he has had a heart procedure such as cardiac catheterization, heart surgery or an electrophysiology study.

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  • I phoned my brother Dick, who had just become an Assistant Professor at Yale after finishing his D.Phil. from Oxford on cardiac electrophysiology.

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  • I never did switch to another official supervisor, because I soon realized I did not enjoy doing conventional electrophysiology of the central nervous system.

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  • "It's very hard to get through there without being accosted," said Paul Varosy, director of cardiac electrophysiology at the Department of Veterans Affairs' Eastern Colorado Health Care System.

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  • The technique is most successful among patients whose rapid heartbeat comes and goes, a condition known as paroxysmal A-fib, says Sung Lee, director of cardiac pacing and electrophysiology at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park.

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