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Electrophysiology Specialists in Turkey

Hospitals and medical centers in Turkey who have Electrophysiologyspecialists.
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Medipol Mega University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.

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Electrophysiology is available at Medipol Mega University Hospital

14 listed cardiologists:

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Prof. Dr. Mehmet Muhsin Türkmen

Cardiology Specialist

Prof. Dr. Volkan Tuzcu

Pediatric Cardiology Specialist

Anadolu Medical Center, Turkey

Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.

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Electrophysiology is available at Anadolu Medical Center

6 listed cardiologists:

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Dr. Sibel Ay MD

Cardiovascular Surgery Intensive Care Unit
Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Ertan Ökmen MD, FESC

Interventional cardiology
Transradial coronary angiography and interventions
Heart failure

Avcilar Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

** Prices here are average prices and depend on patients' medical conditions. For cases requiring longer hospitalisation, extra days will be priced separately.

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Electrophysiology is available at Avcilar Hospital

3 listed cardiologists:

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Dr. Deniz Guzel

Cardiologist

Liv Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Liv Hospital is the only institution in Turkey co-authorized Center of Excellence Accreditation in colorectal surgery, robotic surgery and bariatric surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) and provides advanced technology and treatments to its international patients with its 159 bed capacit

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Electrophysiology is available at Liv Hospital

Kadikoy Florence Nightingale Hospital

Kadıköy Florence Nightingale Hospital provides services in all specialties with its inpatient and outpatient, diagnosis, treatment and emergency service facilities and fully-equipped polyclinics.

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Electrophysiology is available at Kadikoy Florence Nightingale Hospital

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Istanbul Memorial Hospital

Was the first hospital in Turkey to receive the JCI accreditation. It is also a member of the American Hospital Association (AHA).

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Electrophysiology is available at Istanbul Memorial Hospital

Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

Hisar Intercontinental Hospital is a JCI accredited facility that provides the highest quality of care for all its patients. The hospital is one of Turkey’s largest private hospitals and utilizes the best and most up-to-date technologies in its 170 bed facility.

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Electrophysiology is available at Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

Memorial Antalya Hospital

A modern JCI accredited hospital located in Antalya, with 80 physicians spread across most medical specialties. The international patients department assists foreign patients with transportation, insurance, Visa arrangements, translation and more.

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Electrophysiology is available at Memorial Antalya Hospital

Florence Nightingale Istanbul Hospital

Şişli Florence Nightingale Hospital is one of the few leading health care institutions, which combines state-of-the-art medical technologies with a large and experienced team and the excellent service approach adopted in all of its operations.

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Electrophysiology is available at Florence Nightingale Istanbul Hospital

36 listed cardiologists:

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Dr. Ertan Onursal

Cardiovascular Surgery

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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 Health-Tourism.com. 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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