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How long does it take the heart to heal after a catheter ablation for svt?

How long does it take the heart to heal after a catheter ablation for svt?

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 more

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Catheter (Definition)

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


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How long does it take for your heart to heal after an ablation?

How long does it take for your heart to heal after an ablation?

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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How long does it take to heal after bladder surgery? From remove a complication Foley catheter in male.

How long does it take to heal after bladder surgery? From remove a complication Foley catheter in male.

2 weeks: The question is not very clear, however assuming you had transurethral surgery to help remove a catheter it may take you a couple of weeks to feel better. ...Read more

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How long will it takes to heal a cesarean wound? It is alright to exercise after 7 months of operation?

How long will it takes to heal a cesarean wound? It is alright to exercise after 7 months of operation?

6 weeks: Typical wound healing is around 6 weeks to achieve good strength of the wound. By 8 weeks post op it is considered safe to return to doing abdominal exercises - like crunches, sit-ups, etc. By 2-4 weeks post-op walking is usually allright. By 7 months wound healing is complete and it is safe to do exercises of any & all kinds. ...Read more

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How long does it take after a heart transplant to recover fully?

How long does it take after a heart transplant to recover fully?

2 to 3 months: While recovering from a heart transplant requires healing from open chest surgery, the improved heart function from the pre-operative condition should make the well selected recipient enthusiastic. Overall progress should be exciting. ...Read more

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How long after an EP study/ablation can complications occur? How long does it take to heal and eliminate the risks?

How long after an EP study/ablation can complications occur? How long does it take to heal and eliminate the risks?

It is unlikely for: late complications following an EP study but it does depend a bit on exactly what was done, for what diagnosis and if any intervention such as device implantation or radio frequency ablation was performed. Without additional details a specific answer for your questions is not possible. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover after a laparoscopy ans custectomy?

How long does it take to recover after a laparoscopy ans custectomy?

1-2 weeks: Normally the first 2-3 days are the worst. The n recovery is quicker after 2 weeks you should feel almost back to normal. Certainly you can do most daily activities. 4 weeks for very strenuous activity. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for patient to recover fully after coronary artery bypass surgery?

Dr. Irv Loh Dr. Loh
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How long is it supposed to it take for patient to recover fully after coronary artery bypass surgery?

Six weeks: Assuming a routine cabg, full recovery is usually about 6 weeks. Sometimes memory and concentration issues due to anesthetic or the heart lung bypass machine may persist a bit longer. If the procedure was a minimally invasive surgery with or without robotic components, the recovery may be shorter. Cardiac rehab may be worthwhile up to 12 weeks post operation. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to recover from a carotid endarterectomy operation?

How long does it usually take to recover from a carotid endarterectomy operation?

Recover carotid surg: Most can go home after breakfast the morning after surgery. I allow them to return to full speed after i see them for their one week post op visit and the surgical site (neck) will be back to normal in 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from an endopyelotomy with stent?

How long does it take to recover from an endopyelotomy with stent?

6 weeks.: The magic time frame is 6 weeks. I usually leave the stent for 6 weeks. However endopyelotomy is an ambulatory procedure and you should be able to go home the same day. You should be able to do normal daily living activities, except for streneous one and exercise. I woudl have you take 1-2 days off from work, although some motivated patients go to work the next day (uasually these are desk rel. ...Read more

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How long does it take to return back to normal after a cardiac cath?

How long does it take to return back to normal after a cardiac cath?

1-2 days : Typically after a cath people have some soreness in their groin (the typical cath site) for 2-3 days. We ask people not to do any heavy lifting for 7-10 days following (nothing over 10 pounds). Otherwise, people are usually able to resume regular activities (showering, desk work, grocery shopping, house cleaning, etc) within 1- 2 days. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover after artery surgery?

How long does it take to recover after artery surgery?

Depends: It depends on where is the surgery and is it open or endovascular like stenting .. It can be variable from few days to few weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a dropped bladder repair?

How long does it take to recover from a dropped bladder repair?

6 weeks: I instruct my patient that they may drive in 7 to 10 days, return to light work in 10 to 14 days, no intercourse for 8?Weeks, & no heavy lifting for 12 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take after a heart transplant to recover your strength?

How long does it take after a heart transplant to recover your strength?

Highly variable.....: Everyone recovers at their own pace - it depends on age, reason for the transplant, and other medical conditions you may have. It can take 6 weeks to 6 months. What is very important is that you go to cardiac rehabilitation after your transplant. If you haven't been referred, ask your cardiologist or primary doctor to get you in. The cardiac rehab staff will get you on the road to recovery. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your groin area to recover from a cardiac catherization?

How long does it take for your groin area to recover from a cardiac catherization?

Typically 7-10 days.: Typically 7 to 10 days. However it depends on diagnostic versus interventional procedures. If there is bleeding, recovery would be longer. Also, if closure device was used, there might be discomfort for a longer period of time. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for heart rate to recover after exercise?

How long is it supposed to it take for heart rate to recover after exercise?

Exercise: In general the rate drops at least 10per cent in the first minute post exercise, depending on conditioning level a variable time after to return to baseline. The better the conditioning the more rapid return to baseline. By 10 minutes resting most people should be back to baseline unless perhaps ran a marathon, etc. ...Read more

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How long does it take a g tube site to heal after removal. How long is leaking considered normal?

How long does it take a g tube site to heal after removal. How long is leaking considered normal?

6-8 wks to heal: Probably 3-4 weeks to stop leaking. PEGS will close earlies then those placed @ surgery. Small frequent meals will help ...Read more

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How much time it takes to recover from umbilical sinus operation??

How much time it takes to recover from umbilical sinus operation??

Check it out: Depending on specifics will asffect healing. Ask the doc who did the surgery ...Read more

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Ablation (Definition)

Cardiac ablation involves destruction of tissue aimed at elimination of sources of origin or propagation of arrhythmias. It may also be used to destroy part of the heart in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Typically it is done with a catheter inserted through a ...Read more