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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Ablation: read this for information: http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/atrial-fibrillation/radiofrequency-catheter-ablation-for-atrial-fibrillation
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Ablation: perforation, clot-emboli-stroke, injury to esophagus, phrenic nerve injury, and some others but these are all rare provided that ablation is done by e ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Ablation: Read this: http://www.Patient.Co.Uk/doctor/ablation-therapy-for-arrhythmias.
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A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yoshi Rahm
13 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, assuming your child is otherwise healthy enough to undergo this type of surgery. This is typically the first line treatment, especially if sympt ... Read More
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Dr. William Scott
39 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: It is actually known as catheter ablation. Catheter ablation has very little risk when performed by an experienced cardiologist. The ablation procedur ... Read More
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Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Wpw: Catheter ablation is safe
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Great question: It's variable depending on location (left vs right sided). Talk to the electrophysiologist who would perform to get best information specific.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
32 years experience Cardiology
Define better please: What does better mean? Initial atrial flutter ablation success rates run around 80-85%. This for the typical flutter variety. A form of atrial flutter ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
ACC or AHA: Hello marina -- yes, you can find comprehensive reference and patient educations at the american college of cardiology or american heart association w ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
37 years experience Internal medicine
Rate control: To control the ventricular response rate (pulse rate) to the atrial fibrillation when all other medications have failed, contraindicated, or are not t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
29 years experience Cardiology
Ablation : You can have an ablation after ASD repair but you should go to a referral center where this is done more often. It is much more complicated than a si ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
Now --: right away if you're up for it -- and make sure your cardiologist agreed with your exercise program
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