SNUH Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab


Clinical Activity

Clinical Activity

Interventional Electrophysiology
Catheter ablation and electrophysiological study

  • Atrial fibrillation (AF)
  • Atrial tachycardia (AT) and atrial flutter (AFL)
  • Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome
  • Ventricular tachycardia (VT): idiopathic, ischemic and non-ischemic cardiomyopathy

Device therapy

  • Pacemaker
  • Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)
  • Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)

Historical Landmarks

  • Establishment of Division of Cardiology (16 JUL 1978)
  • EP study (Yun-Shik Choi, 1983, 1st in Korea)
  • Implantation of pacemaker (Yun-Shik Choi, 1984)
  • Publication of Clinical Electrocardiology (임상심전도학) (Yun-Shik Choi, 1987)
  • Catheter ablation using RF energy (RFCA) (Yun-Shik Choi, 1992)
  • Implantation of ICD (Yun-Shik Choi, 1999)
  • Implantation of dual chamber pacemaker leads in a patient with absent right SVC and persistent left SVC (Seil Oh, 2003, 1st report in Korea)
  • Introduction of intracardiac echocardiography (ICE) to AF ablation (Seil Oh, 2006, 1st in Korea)
  • Application of 3D electroanatomical mapping to catheter ablation (Seil Oh, 2006)
  • Implantation of CRT (Seil Oh, 2006)
  • Application of high frequency stimulation for ganglionated plexi (GP) mapping/ablation (Seil Oh, 2007, 1st in Korea)
  • Implantation of skeletal myoblast and ICD in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy (Seil Oh, 2007, 1st in Korea)
  • LAA occlusion (Myung-Jin Cha, 2017)

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