Penn's Cardiac Arrhythmia Program offers advanced therapies for cardiac arrhythmia and is a regional and national referral center.
Arrhythmias (abnormal or irregular heart beat) are problems that affect the electrical system, or "wiring", of the heart muscle. Effects can be as benign as a fluttering feeling, but they can also signal a life threatening condition.
Specialists in the Penn Cardiac Arrhythmia Program are on the leading edge of emerging treatment technologies, including:
In fact, Penn's special expertise in ablative and device therapy has given new hope for a cure to patients who:
The arrhythmia team is led by board-certified electrophysiologists who collaborate with heart failure specialists, cardiovascular surgeons and other specialists in treating the full spectrum of heart rhythm disturbances. They provide a seamless transfer of care to any range of services a patient might need.
Discover the latest cardiac arrhythmia treatments and services available at Penn Heart and Vascular's cardiac electrophysiology program.
Meet the cardiac arrhythmia team.
The Cardiac Arrhythmia Program is among the most active arrythmia research centers in the world. See a selection of currently active arrhythmia clinical trials.
This information is designed to provide you with an overview of what to expect before, during and after your next cardiac arrhythmia procedure.
Inspirational stories about patients with cardiac arrhythmia who were treated at Penn
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A clinical trial is a research study involving patient volunteers that are conducted to find safe and effective treatments for a variety of health conditions.