EPS Electrophysiology Study

Electrophysiology studies (EPS) are tests that help doctors understand the nature of abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias).

Prepping for an EPS:

  • Do not take Pradaxa, Xarelto, and Eliquis the evening before your procedure and the morning of.
  • Stop taking Coumadin 2 days before the procedure. No bridging necessary unless instructed otherwise.
  • Discontinue Atenolol, Metoprolol, Cardizem, Amiodarone, Verapamil, and Digoxin 4 days prior.
  • Nothing to eat or drink 12 hours before the study, you can have a few sips of water to take your medications.
  • You may be staying one night for observation or you may be discharged same day depending the status post procedure. 

You cannot drive for 5 days after the study so please arrange for any assistance you may need after. 

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