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Transesophageal Electrophysiological Study Without Fluoroscopy

  • Xiao Yun Yang
  • Jing Chen
  • Mei Hu
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Abstract

Transesophageal cardiac electrophysiological study (TE-EPS) is noninvasive.

It only needs a catheter, a portable cardiac stimulator, a clip-to-clip cable, and an electrocardiograph machine. Thus, it is convenient to be carried in outpatient department for the diagnosis and therapy of various arrhythmias. It can be used for the evaluation of sinoatrial node function, atrioventricular node function, and induction, termination, and differentiation of supraventricular tachycardia.

Keywords

Electrophysiological study Transesophageal Sinoatrial node function Atrioventricular node function 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiao Yun Yang
    • 1
  • Jing Chen
    • 1
  • Mei Hu
    • 1
  1. 1.Tongji HospitalTongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhanChina

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