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Electrophysiology Study
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

Electrophysiology Study Side Effects and Warnings

Written by FoundHealth.

Possible Complications

If you are planning to have an electrophysiology study, your doctor will review a list of possible complications, which may include:

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Blot clot formation
  • Injuries to blood vessels or the heart
  • Abnormal heart rhythm
  • Heart attack

A person’s risk level is very individual. It may relate to the specific arrhythmia suspected and any underlying medical conditions.

Call Your Doctor

After arriving home, contact your doctor if any of the following occurs:

  • Signs of infection, including fever and chills
  • Redness, swelling, increasing pain, excessive bleeding, or any discharge from the insertion site
  • Cough, shortness of breath, or chest pain
  • Your leg feels cold, turns white or blue, or becomes numb or tingly
  • Discomfort in the jaw, chest, neck, arms, or upper back
  • Dizziness or weakness

In case of emergency, CALL 911.



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