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atrial flutter ablation recovery

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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Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Atrial flutter: ablation since it cures most of atrial flutter, cardioversion is only temporary measure to stop it.

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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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Dr. Frank Amico Jr
11 years experience Internal Medicine
A flutter ablation: I would give yourself time to heal. Atrial flutter ablations are not simple and benign procedures. I would make sure you stay in a good rhythm and giv ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Cardioversion/ablati: Cardioversion is used to treat individual episodes if they don't recurr frequency, if chronic or recurrent atrial flutter is present, then ablation at ... Read More
Dr. Ilyas Colombowala
19 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Ablation: They will both likely restore normal rhythm. A cardioversion is more of a reset than a cure for the problem. An ablation modifies the tissue in the he ... Read More
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Flutter: cardioversion does not cure it but ablation does in most cases.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
37 years experience Internal medicine
Not necessarily: Some individuals do not have symptoms or feel their rhythm disturbance. Others that do have palpitations or other symptoms often feel immediately bett ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Complex question: Your best off using HealthTap Prime to ask this question, since it's complex & answer is nuanced. The only problem, as I see it, is that with ongo ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Variable : Heart rate is variable with atrial flutter and it can be quite difficult to control. Acceptable rate is less than 100-110. The most common heart rate ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Atrial flutter: read this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atrial_flutter
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Depends: If a pt has chronic afib or flutter , their rate is well controlled, and they are well anticoagulated shouldnt be a problem especially if the pt is as ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Pollick
48 years experience Cardiology
Rapid heart beat: Rapid atrial rhythm 250-350 beats per minute.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Kannan Mutharasan
18 years experience Cardiology
Several things: In general atrial flutter is often seen in the setting of an enlarged atrium (which in turn is a result of an enlarged left ventricle), or it could be ... Read More

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