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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 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
10 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 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ehsan Ansari
29 years experience Cardiology
168: Maximum heart rate depends on age using the formula 220-age=maximum heart rate. In your case 100% of maximum predicted heart rate is 168. I recommend ... Read More
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Dr. Neal Skop
Dr. Neal Skop answered
26 years experience Cardiology
Leg soreness: this probably has nothing to do with the catheter ablation unless it has been present since the procedure was done if it persists you should be examin ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Probably just...: Do you mean catheter removal? If so, why did you have catheter in the urethra? If the reason for indwelling catheter is for significant surgery on the ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: This is usually not an issue of healing but of getting the right destruction of the right area of the heart. Healing will most likely be completed in ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: For the first 1-2 weeks following a catheter ablation, palpitations or a sense that the heart is beating irregularly, is common and are likely seconda ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Chest pain: Go to er and get checked out. Late for anything post ablation other than recurrence but unusual and unexpected things can happen.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Ablation from latin means destruction. Most commonly this is applied to cardiac procedures with the goal of preventing recurrent cardiac arrythmias su ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilyas Colombowala
18 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Depends: The success rates of ablation procedures depend mostly on the rhythm that is being ablated. For some arrhythmias such as SVT or atrial flutter, long t ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Catheter ablation: read this: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/ablation/

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