A 43-year-old member asked:
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i have had psvt's with heart rate over 250 twice, but i have had cardiac ablation 4 yrs ago. what does this mean?

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Dr. James Strader
21 years experience Cardiology
Repeat ablation?: Sometimes svt's require more than one ablation to cure them. Alternatively you could be having a different type of arrhythmia. I recommend getting back in with your ep for a full evaluation.
Answered on Aug 4, 2015
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Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
A few possibilities: It is possible that your procedure was initially successful, but that the result has not been sufficiently durable. This occurs, generally, less than 10% of the time but is possible. Another possibility is that you have developed a new arrhythmia other than the one for which you are originally treated. A consultation with an electrophysiologist is advised.
Answered on Mar 13, 2019
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