Electrophysiology Outcomes :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Electrophysiology Featured Success

2012 - Electrophysiology Quality Outcomes

Our Electrophysiology Program provides a full spectrum of care to a growing number of patients.

Chart for Volume for Interventional Electrophysiology Cases

We offer advanced, coordinated care – from the rapid turnover of EKG readings to sophisticated device implantation designed to give patients with congenital heart disease greater freedom and quality of life. The key to our program’s success is the seamless nature of the care provided across all disciplines of cardiology. Here, patients benefit from a team of specialists who are equipped to provide comprehensive diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical services within a framework that offers an unparalleled continuum of care.

2010 - Electrophysiology Quality Outcomes

  • Our success rate for ablation of documented supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is 98%, exceeding the national average.

Tachycardia-free 1 year sp successful ablation for documented re-entrant SVT:

  • 92% 12-month follow-up for 2009

Procedural volumes in 2008 and 2009 included:

  • 30,739 Electrocardiograms
  • 2,126 Holter monitors
  • 937 Exercise stress tests
  • 813 Transtelephonic monitors
  • 546 Total device patients followed
  • 137 Interventional electrophysiology cases
  • 81 Electrophysiology studies (intracardiac and transesophageal)
  • 35 Tilt table tests
  • 30 Cardioversions

Device implantation:

  • 74 Pacemakers (36 new / 38 replacement)
  • 24 ICD (22 new / 2 replacement)

Featured Heart Center Quality Initiatives

The Heart Center Snapshot: Quality Initiatives and Program Outcomes
This book features a snapshot of quality initiatives and program outcomes from The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital.
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