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After Catheter Ablations How Long It Takes A Heart To Heal
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.
A catheter is a thin plastic tube that is inserted into the body to obtain fluids/blood or give medicine. So some catheters can be placed in the veins and medicine given directly into the body, IV fluids given or blood sampled. A catheter can be placed in the bladder ...Read more
Depends: This is usually not an issue of healing but of getting the right destruction of the right area of the heart. Healing will most likely be completed in a matter of a week but it is not a healing issue. Discuss with your cardiologist/electophysiologist and have a complete understanding prior to the procedure unless done emergently. Monitoring may be in order for a while after the procedure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long should I feel fatigued after heart ablation. Had second catheter ablation 3months ago. I am a 53 year old male 6'1 180 pounds.?
What Type?: What type of ablation was this? Generally speaking, fatigue is not a side effect of ablation procedures. Some patients expect to feel big (but unrealistic) increases in energy after the procedure and feel comparatively fatigued when they fail to feel more "awake." meds started after the procedure may also lead to fatigue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Catheter ablations for cardiac arrhythmias are now well-established procedures. The specifics in terms of likelihood for success and/or complications depends on the exact nature of the dysrhythmia. You should see a heart rhythm specialist called an electro physiologist for more information. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: For the first 1-2 weeks following a catheter ablation, palpitations or a sense that the heart is beating irregularly, is common and are likely secondary to irritation of the heart from the ablation procedure. These symptoms are typically very brief. Symptoms of longer duration may represent recurrence of the arrhythmia for which the ablation was undertaken. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Help. Heart condition(wpw) thats real turned me into a hypochondriac after 2 seperate catheter ablations. Anxiety bad on my heart. ?
EP Doc: Anxiety adds stress. Related to cathecolamine levels being elevated which then give a vicious cycle predisposing you to arrythmia. WPW is usually dealt with efficiently. I dont think you should be worrying about it. Talk to your EP Doc. There are different ways of dealing with anxiety and stress. From Meditation, to beta blockers, to SSRIs. Hope you get better Cheers C ...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.
I had catheter ablation for SVT on 6-6-2015, after one week I've been facing missings in my heart beat daily and feeling very uncomfortable.solution?
I had catheter ablation last year for SVT avnrt. Now I am 9weeks pregnant and have irregular heartbeats again.My heart pauses for 10 sec before the next beat. I can't breath. Is it svt? What do I do?
Ablation: While gross healing is within a week or so, it usually takes six weeks or more for rhythm to settle down. ...Read more
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