Chapter 4. Principles of the Electrophysiology Study

  1. Richard N. Fogoros MD

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750681.ch4

Electrophysiologic Testing, Fourth Edition

Electrophysiologic Testing, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Fogoros, R. N. (ed) (2006) Principles of the Electrophysiology Study, in Electrophysiologic Testing, Fourth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470750681.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Pittsburgh, PA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405104784

Online ISBN: 9780470750681



  • electrophysiology study;
  • recording and pacing;
  • the electrode catheter;
  • recording intracardiac electrograms;
  • programmed stimulation


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Recording and pacing

  • Performance of the electrophysiology study

  • Evaluation of the electrophysiologic properties of the heart

  • Evaluation of reentrant arrhythmias

  • Complications of electrophysiologic testing