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Heart & Vascular Institute

Conditions & Treatments

Conditions Treated

The 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 specialists can offer you a range of treatments based upon your condition.

Temple’s advanced procedures and therapies include: