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electrophysiologic study, EPS
An invasive electrodiagnostic or manometrc procedure that uses electrode catheters to pace the heart and potentially induce arrhythmias.

The test identifies defects in the heart conduction system and arrhythmias which are otherwise not apparent. It also is used to analyze the effectiveness of antiarrhythimic drugs.

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