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Electrophysiology Specialists in Latin America

Hospitals and medical centers in Latin America who have Electrophysiologyspecialists.

Hospital Universitario Austral

A tertiary university hospital with over 750 physicians, providing medical services in most medical specialties. Services to foreign patients include interpreters, insurance coordination, and transportation arrangements. Both hospital and doctors have liability insuranc


Electrophysiology is available at Hospital Universitario Austral

Clínica Anglo Americana

Clínica Anglo Americana is a JCI accredited medical facility established in 1921 and works with many international insurers. The innovative hospital with its bilingual staff keeps up to date with advanced technologies, and provides treatment in many fields.


Electrophysiology is available at Clínica Anglo Americana

Centro Medico Puerta de Hierro

Centro Médico Puerta de Hierro (CMPDH) is a private, proudly Mexican organization, specializing in the provision of high quality health services.


Electrophysiology is available at Centro Medico Puerta de Hierro

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Dr. Enrique Frutos Rangel, MD

Cardiologist/Internal Medicine Specialist

Hospital Angeles

A complete medical facility specializing in many disciplines that was built especially to cater medical tourists.


Electrophysiology is available at Hospital Angeles

San Fernando Hospital

One of Panama’s largest hospitals, offering a wide range of medical specialties and fully equipped facilities. Clinica Hospital San Fernando was the first hospital in Panama to be accredited by the JCI.


Electrophysiology is available at San Fernando Hospital

Hospital San Jose Tec De Monterrey

A JCI accredited hospital, located 150 miles from the border with Texas, United States. The hospital is a full range tertiary care hospital, with five areas of excellence: Cardiology, Oncology, Neuroscience, Organ Transplant and Liver Disease.


Electrophysiology is available at Hospital San Jose Tec De Monterrey

Galenia Hospital

Hospital Galenia holds the Certificate of Medical Attention Establishments granted by Joint Commission International (JCI), Accreditation Canada International (ACI) and is certified by the Mexican General Health Council (CSG).


Electrophysiology is available at Galenia Hospital

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San Javier Hospital

A 73 bed private, tertiary, full service hospital. San Javier Hospital is affiliated with 3,000 specialized, board certifies physicians, and offers the full range of medical specialties.


Electrophysiology is available at San Javier Hospital

San Javier Marina Hospital

A tertiary, modern, small hospital, which is part of the San Javier group of hospitals. The hospital employs 48 physicians in most medical specialties, and provides many services to accomodate private and foreign patients.


Electrophysiology is available at San Javier Marina Hospital

San Angel Hospital

A small, modern, private hospital, located in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, right across the Texas border. 50% of the patients come from the United States, due to the proximity to the Texas border, and to the easy access by car and by air.


Electrophysiology is available at San Angel Hospital

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About Electrophysiology

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is an Electrophysiology (EP) study?

This is a test that is used to record the electrical pathways and activity of the heart. An electrophysiology study is performed by an electrophysiologist who is a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of abnormal heart rhythms.

Why do I need an EP study?
  • To identify the cause abnormal heart rhythms
  • To locate the origin of an abnormal heart rhythm
  • To decide which is the best treatment for an abnormal heart rhythm
  • To determine the best device before ICD (implantable cardioverter/defibrillator) placement
  • To monitor the success of the treatment.

How should I prepare for the EP study?
  • Discuss with your doctor what medications you are taking so that you can be advised on what to take or avoid. If you have some health conditions such as diabetes, your doctor ill adjust your medications.
  • You should not drink or eat anything the evening before the electrophysiology study. If you are taking any medications do so with only a small sip of water.
  • If you will be discharged on the same day you will need someone to drive you home.

How is the procedure performed?
  • You will lie on a bed an intravenous line (IV) will be started in your arm. This is to enable you to receive fluids and drugs (to relax you) during the procedure.
  • You will be connected to several monitors. A nurse will shave your groin and cleanse it with an antiseptic solution. Sterile drapes will be used to cover you from your neck to your feet. A soft strap will be tied across your arms and waist to prevent your hands from touching the sterile field.
  • The electrophysiologist will numb the skin in your groin with medication. He/she will then insert several catheters into the vein beneath the skin. The catheters are threaded to your heart guided by a fluoroscopy machine. Electrical impulses will be delivered to your heart by a pacemaker. The catheters evaluate the conduction system of your heart by sensing electrical activity in your heart.
  • Your doctor will reproduce your abnormal heart rhythm. He/she may then give you various medications to see which one controls the abnormal heart rhythm best. This can also be done to determine the best device or procedure to use in treating your abnormal heart rhythm.
  • During the procedure, you may feel your heart beating stronger or faster. You should let the doctor or nurses know if this or other symptoms occur. Depending on the results of the EP study the doctor may decide to continue with a different procedure such as catheter ablation procedure or device implant such as a pacemaker.

How long does the EP study last?
  • The test usually takes about two to four hours to perform.
  • However, this may be longer depending on if additional procedures or treatments are performed at the same time such as catheter ablation.

After the EP study?
  • After the EP study, the catheters will be removed from your groin.
  • To prevent bleeding, pressure will be applied to the entry site.
  • You will need to rest in bed for about one to two hours.
  • If there are no complications, you can go home the same day.

Risks : -Arrhythmias -Infection -Bleeding -Heart attack -Stroke -Blood clots that lead to embolism -Injury to the vein -Low blood pressure

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