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Heart & Vascular Institute

Electrophysiology Program Conditions and Treatments

Conditions Treated

Temple electrophysiologists specialize in treating patients with all types of cardiac rhythm and signaling problems. These include:

  • Palpitations
  • Syncope (aka fainting)
  • Premature atrial or ventricular beats (PACs or PVCs)
  • Tachycardias including life-threatening ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation
  • Atrial fibrillation (AF)
  • Atrial flutter
  • Cardiomyopathies, including ischemic, hypertrophic, postpartum, inherited and other non-ischemic cardiomyopathies
  • Long and short QT syndrome
  • Brugada syndrome
  • Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD)
  • Myotonic dystrophy and other neuromuscular conditions with cardiac involvement
  • Heart electrical abnormalities associated with sarcoidosis, heart transplantation and congenital heart disease
  • Bradycardia and sinus node dysfunction
  • Atrioventricular (AV) block (aka heart block)
  • ICD/pacemaker technical issues such as lead fractures/malfunctions and industry recalls
  • Congestive heart failure with cardiac dyssynchrony
  • Arrhythmias after heart transplantation
  • Stroke related to atrial fibrillation
  • Survivors of sudden cardiac arrest

Treatment Options

When medical treatments cannot sufficiently reduce your risk of heart attack, sudden death, heart failure or valve damage, our Electrophysiology Program specialists can offer you a range of treatments based on your condition.

Temple’s advanced procedures and therapies include:

Make an Appointment

To be evaluated and learn more about our treatment options, request an appointment or call 800-TEMPLE-MED (800-836-7536).