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What happens during an electrophysiology (EP) study?

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During an EP study, your doctor will safely reproduce your abnormal heart rhythm. Then he may give you different medicines to see which controls it best.

Sometimes, one of these studies is done before you get an implantable cardioverter/defibrillator (ICD). It can help your doctor figure out which device is best for you and make sure the treatment is working.

SOURCE: The Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on March 02, 2019

SOURCE: The Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on March 02, 2019

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