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how long does it take the heart to heal after a catheter ablation for svt

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 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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Dr. Jason Rubenstein
20 years experience Cardiology
Not long.: There really is no recovery time at all. The small scars placed in the heart may have some edema for a few days, but are probably at their chronic sc ... Read More
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Catheter ablation : Not much we recommend patients going back to normal activity in few days but there are some rare cases where activity recommendation is different, bes ... Read More

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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
Ep: Definitely see your electrophsiologist, or at least your PCP to get an ECG, and if unremarkable, wear a heart monitor. You may need some adjustment i ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
31 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Revisit the issue: Please let the electrophysiologist performed the procedure know this without delays... In addition, keep your ob/gyn informed of this as well... Wishi ... Read More
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Arrhythmia : It doen't sound like svt, it may however be related to pregnancy and the ablation. See your doctors for evaluation.
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
See Doc: It is impossible to know for sure what your irregular heart beat without testing, which will likely include an ekg, or a home monitor (holter or event ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
You shouldn't : Unless its related to medication or continued dysthymia.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
39 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 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ehsan Ansari
30 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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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Strader
22 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Catheter ablations for cardiac arrhythmias are now well-established procedures. The specifics in terms of likelihood for success and/or complication ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
32 years experience Cardiology
Mother Nature: sounds like your body is giving you cues. I'd stop altogether if I were you. So many health benefits to not smoking weed.
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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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
39 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
General term: Catheter ablation is a general term referring to elimination of electrical conduction in very specific areas of the heart. Two primary technologies ar ... Read More
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