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will I have general anesthesia for a heart ablation

A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Best person to…: Answer that question is the surgeon/ cardiologist who did the procedure since (s)he knows your case intimately before, during, & after procedure & can ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
nausea: Cardiac ablation itself doesn't cause nausea. Some drugs given during ablation could cause nausea but not lasting, should discuss with the drs. Caring ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Yes: The cleveland clinic is highly regarded. If it is easy to get to...Go. I would not drive hours and hours though, there may be much closer places to ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Ablation: Just a few days.
A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
More details please: It is unlikely but possible depending on the extent of the ablation, zone of the ablation. There is always risk of a possible damage and perforation t ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: My understanding of the procedure is they try to find & ablate the spot they think is the cause, then sit back & see if the rhythm is fixed. T ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Ablation: If you are having chest pains in a time frame close to the ablation procedure you should consult your EP doctor and be evaluated. If the ablation was ... Read More
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
32 years experience Cardiology
Neither.: Neither Adapta nor Advisa is really an atrial fibrillation treatment device, just "overdrive" atrial pacing, which reduces a. fib. burden. You may wan ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No worries: The doctors want their cardiac ablation patient completely out so that she won't feel a thing, won't move around, and won't recall anything. That mean ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Ablation: If you've had 15 good years after an ablation, i wouldn't worry about an occassional flip/flop unless its very frequent and lasts a few minutes or lon ... Read More
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