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EHRA Electrophysiology (EP) Wire

EP WIRE: A picture of daily Electrophysiology (EP) practice in Europe through online surveys


The EP Wire Surveys are conducted by the Scientific Initiatives Committee:
Nikolaos Dagres (Chair). Tatjana Potpara (Co-Chair), Jean-Claude Deharo, Serge Boveda, Radoslaw Lenarczyk, Roland Tilz, Kristina Haugaa, Elena Sciaraffia, Antonio Madrid, Jian Chen, Larsen Torben Bjerregaard, Milos Taborsky, Dan Dobreanu, Stefano Fumagalli.

Recent Surveys

  • Frailty syndrome: an emerging clinical problem in the everyday management of clinical
    arrhythmias (October 2017)
  • Left atrial appendage occluder implantation in Europe: indications and anticoagulation post-implantation (August 2017)
  • Approach to cardio-oncologic patients with special focus on patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices planned for radiotherapy (July 2017)
  • Implantable cardioverter defibrillator use for primary prevention in ischaemic and non-ischaemic heart disease: indications in the post-DANISH trial era (April 2017)

Read the results and the recent publications

What is an EP Wire Survey ?

An EP Wire is a picture of daily EP practice in Europe through online surveys and its aim is to have a global vision of what is going on among European countries with regards to their adaptation to guidelines, their use and access to devices or ablation procedures, their management of patients with various arrhythmias, and use of diagnostic tools.

The idea of the EP wire is to send to centers who are part of the Research Network a short survey (12 to 15 questions maximum) questioning their practice on a specific EP topic.

Join the Research Network and Participate in the EP Wire Surveys

The results of these surveys enable us to gather some valuable and essential information, thanks to the participating centers who regularly complete the surveys and entrust us with their data.

The results of each survey are published in the EP Europace Journal in a section called “EP Wire” and your centre's participation will be acknowledged in an appendix section of the journal and on the EHRA website (should you have agreed to before).

More over, the 2 best replying centres to the last surveys will be offered the co-authorship of the article published in the EP Europace Journal.

If you are not yet a member and would like to be part of this initiative, join by clicking on the link below. 

Join the Research Network Partners