Electrophysiology at Phoebe

                                Individuals who suffer from arrhythmias  -- an irregular heartbeat caused by the chambers of the heart beating out of sync -- can get the treatment they need and recuperate close to home.

                                Phoebe’s electrophysiologists are among a handful of physicians in the state specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias  ­– from cutting-edge catheter-based ablation to device-based therapies.

                                Many arrhythmias can be completely cured through cardiac ablation. Phoebe Electrophysiology was the first in the region to perform cryoablation of atrial fibrillation – a newer more precise technique of cardiac catheter ablation which takes less time and has a much higher success rate. Other arrhythmias are treated and controlled by medication, implanted devices and/or surgical procedures.

                                Our cardiac electrophysiologists perform a vast array of procedures that address the electrical system of the heart  from implantation and extraction to ablation:

                                • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter
                                • Defibrillator (AICD) implantation
                                • Biventricular AICD implantation
                                • Radiofrequency cathetherablation of atrial flutter
                                • Laser lead extraction of an AICD
                                • Subctaneous AICD implantation
                                • Cryoablation of atrial fibrillation
                                • Pacemaker implantation 
                                • Watchman – left atrial appendage closure

                                For a consult or to schedule an appointment with Phoebe Electrophysiology, call 229-312-7790.

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