A 36-year-old female asked:
am i at at greater risk of having a second ablation done for svt?
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Not necessarily: not if the first ablation was successful.
Answered on Jul 6, 2014
Dr. Harold L Kennedy answered
56 years experience Cardiology
Not necessarily. : It depends on the underlying etiology of the SVT, and your personal individual risks (i.e. heredity, lifestyle, and other co-morbidities). Moreover, the type of SVT also has an influence ... of associated success with ablations. Therefore, a complete electrophysiological assessment must be borne in mind concomitantly with the rest of your body .... to determine the risk of recurrence.
Answered on Jul 7, 2014
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