Lake Charles Memorial Hospital offers cardiac electrophysiology for southwest Louisiana which deals specifically with diagnosing and treating the abnormal electrical activities of the heart.

  • Pacemaker – a device which delivers electrical impulses to the heart muscles in order to regulate the heart rate
  • Defibrillator – a device that delivers electrical energy to the heart in order to help correct abnormal heart rhythms and “reset” the body’s natural heartbeat
  • Atrial fibrillation ablation – a procedure to remove faulty electrical pathways from the heart, ones which cause arrhythmias (or irregular heartbeats)
  • Cardioversion – a procedure to correct irregular heartbeats using electrical or chemicals