What are the recommendations for routine electrophysiologic studies (EPS) in asymptomatic Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome?

Updated: Jan 08, 2017
  • Author: Christopher R Ellis, MD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Mikhael F El-Chami, MD  more...
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Although current guidelines do not always recommend routine EPS in patients with asymptomatic WPW syndrome, especially in children who are younger than 12 years, [5] others strongly advocate the need for at least an intraesophageal study to assess the risk for SCD. [34]


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