Cardiac Electrophysiology

Demystifying the heart's electrical system!

This section explores Cardiac Electrophysiology in an easy-to-understand way.

Learn about normal heart rhythm, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and the different treatment options available: https://www.texasheart.org/heart-health/heart-information-center/topics/arrhythmia/

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    In this video, Dr. Mitch Tan, a cardiac electrophysiology fellow at The Texas Heart Institute, explains what ICDs (implantable cardiac defibrillators) are, why some people need them, and how they are implanted.

    ICDs are life-saving devices that monitor heart rhythm and deliver shocks if a dange...

  • Understanding Electrophysiology Lab Concepts and Electrogram Interpretation

    Dive into the fascinating world of cardiac electrophysiology with Dr. Michael Charles Tan as he offers a comprehensive overview of the electrophysiology lab.

    Discover the critical importance of intracardiac electrograms (EGMs) and electrophysiology (EP) studies in the diagnosis and management o...

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    In this video, Dr. Mitch Tan, a cardiac electrophysiology fellow at the Texas Heart Institute, explains cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) and how it can improve the lives of people with heart failure.

    Dr. Tan uses an easy-to-understand analogy to explain CRT:

    Imagine you and a partner are...