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A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
WPW: there are often multiple bypass tracts and it isn't unusual to need more than one ablation procedure
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Dr. Ilyas Colombowala
19 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: It is possible that the pathway was not fully destroyed by the procedure or that another pathway is present. Depending on the specifics of the ablatio ... Read More
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Svt ablation: recurrence of wow after ablation is approximately 5% and we recommend doing another attempt. you can consult me on that, I have significant experience ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
39 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Immediately: Overall the ablation procedure may take 3-4 hours to complete. The goal of the procedure is to eliminate the extra electrical pathway responsible for ... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
WPW ablation: The procedure can take several hours although sometimes it is much shorter. Afterwards the patient may take a few weeks for rhtym(s) to settle down. S ... Read More
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Wpw ablation: procedure lasts few hours and works immediately/.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
39 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
With a catheter: An electrical study of the heart is first performed using catheters passed from the veins in the legs, arms or neck. This study helps document the wpw ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
EPS: In an electrophysiology lab, several catheters are placed in your veins and arteries under local anesthesia and sedation. They're glided into specific ... Read More
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Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Wpw: Procedure has become sophisticated with computers helping in mapping
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Afshine Emrani
28 years experience Cardiology
No.: There are rare cases of recurrence but should not be this far out. However sometimes WPW is associated with other underlying heart disease (congenita ... Read More
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A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Anaesthesia: There should be no problems with a pediatric anaesthesiologist administering the anaesthesia.
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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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cohen
42 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: You need to discuss this with your cardiologist. There are medications that may help prevent the symptoms-rapid heart rate with wpw. Also.. You may ne ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
38 years experience Cardiology
2nd opinion?: The doctors who do ablations are special cardiologists called electrophysiologists. It's possible that an ep specialist at a bigger medical center may ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Unfortunately the: question you are asking requires more information than you have provided. If the VF was caused by rapid conduction through the bypass tract, then succ ... Read More
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A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Documenting the problem helps to determine the appropriate treatment.

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