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Ablation Heart Procedure
I have a 17 yr old boy that has had ablation for SVT 2 years ago. Is it possible that it did not take? He is having fluutering shortness of breath, chest pains high blood pressure, fast heart rate.
Is premed needed before a dental cleaning if you had a heart ablation procedure in the last three months?
I would: not well addressed in the guidelines, but there is some endothelial damage necessary for the ablation - which heals over time - prophylaxis for the three or six months post procedure is probably over-safe, but the "cost" of prophylaxis is generally quite small. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had an ablation done 2 months on my heart & for the past 2 weeks I feel the way I did before my procedure is this normal?
What is the procedure for heart ablation
things I should worry about I need to know prior to surgery?
Must know risks, etc: Any invasive body procedure must, by law, be discussed with you beforehand. U need to know what u have, what the procedure will hopefully correct, how often the procedure does not work, what are the potential risks (including fataliities). There are a number of indications for ablation, most common atrial fibrillation. It involves cutting nerve fibers in specific areas of heart. Informed consent. ...Read more
How to determine my max heart rate during exercise? I am a 52yr old male ex af patient 2.5yrs ago, following successful catheter ablation procedure.
Should my niece contact her doctor and is this normal after having an ablation procedure? My niece had an ablation procedure on her heart 4 yrs ago due to a racing heart. Her heart rate was elevated even at times of rest, and after monitoring the felt she
RFA: By this, i assume you mean radiofrequency ablation or rfa procedures. These are highly specialized electrophysiology procedures used to treat specific heart rhythm disturbances (arrhythmias). It is carried out much in the same way as a heart catheterization except the heart's electrical activity is mapped and abnormal rhythms are treated with radiofrequency energy through special catheters. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask your doctor: Really and truly, if you're having this or any other procedure, then your doctor should and hopefully will explain the indications, benefits, risk and alternatives to you. However, ablation's risks are bleeding, infection, cardiac rupture, heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrhythmias which can be benign, but could also lead to death. Bad outcomes are very uncommon however. ...Read more
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