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Do you think ablation is better than a pacemaker?

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Dr. William Scott
Pediatric Cardiology 40 years experience
It depends: It is typically better to ablate an abnoral rhythm, because the procedure usually offers a permanent cure. The indications for pacemaker and ablation are quite different, but there are rare circumstances where both could be offered as treatment.
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