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Alcohol Septal Ablation (Overview)

Alcohol septal ablation is a procedure that is performed by a cardiologist for markedly symptomatic hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. It kills a small part of the heart that is preventing blood from being ejected efficiently from the heart.


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What is the definition or description of: alcohol septal ablation?

What is the definition or description of: alcohol septal ablation?

Cardiac procedure: Alcohol septal ablation is a procedure that is performed by a cardiologist for markedly symptomatic hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. It kills a small part of the heart that is preventing blood from being ejected efficiently from the heart. ...Read more

Alcohol Septal Ablation (Overview)

Alcohol septal ablation is a procedure that is performed by a cardiologist for markedly symptomatic hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. It kills a small part of the heart that is preventing blood from being ejected efficiently from the heart.


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How long after my endometrial ablation do I have to wait to consume alcohol?

Alcohol after surger: If you had general anesthesia, it may be best to wait 24 hours to establish good hydration and to allow the medications to get out of your system. Alcohol is a depressant and if you take it too soon and depending on how much you drink, it could affect your level of consciousness. ...Read more

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I had a radiofrequency ablation to my heart in october of last year. Can I drink alcohol?

I had a radiofrequency ablation to my heart in october of last year. Can I drink alcohol?

Probably yes: Depends upon why you had the ablation and what your specific problem was but probably yes - in moderation. Conditions where i would try to limit alcohol as much as possible would include af ablation or VT ablation. ...Read more

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Hi ...Would surgery cure mild septal hypertrophy or alcohol ablatiion...Either....Thank you?

Hi ...Would  surgery  cure mild septal hypertrophy or alcohol ablatiion...Either....Thank you?

Mild HCM: Mild septal hypertrophy does not require treatment either with surgery or alcohol ablation - these techniques are reserved for severe septal hypertrophy with severe obstructive symptoms. The choice of which is to use is institution specific - it should be the technique used most often and successfully at the treating institution. ...Read more

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Is it a problem to drink alcohol if I have a secundum atrial septal defect?

Yes: Drinking in moderation (you must know your limits, do not drive etc) is perfectly fine with an asd. Stay responsible and safe, but an ASD itself--without other congenital defects or heart rhythm problems--is not a contraindication to drinking alcohol. ...Read more

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Dx CHF 2012 in ICU, problems since.History septal infarct,flutter. Tired, weak, arrhythmic, SOB, pain.No drugs/alcohol. Health not great. Help please.

Dx CHF 2012 in ICU, problems since.History septal infarct,flutter. Tired, weak, arrhythmic, SOB, pain.No drugs/alcohol. Health not great. Help please.

U need Cardiologist: The problems you indicate are important. Coronary artery blockage, atrial flutter, heart failure, medication side effects are all possible causes of your symptoms. Hopefully u have a heart doctor. U need to sit with him/her and go over everything. Best Wishes. ...Read more

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How can I cut down on alcohol?

How can I cut down on alcohol?

Cutting down is hard: For someone with alcohol dependence or alcoholism cutting down is likely harder than stopping completely and usually does not work well. People without drinking problems rarely would ever even think they need to cut down. Sometimes they may be able, but most recovering alcoholics will tell you they tried again and again and could not succeed, the craving was to strong after the first drink. ...Read more

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Is alcohol good to clean face?

No. : Alcohol will strip away all of the natural oils that you do need and dry out your skin too much. Not only will you have dry and flaky skin, but usually it becomes oily as a result of trying to replace what is lost. Try a more gentle astringent or toner. ...Read more

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How do you give a alcohol massage?

How do you give a alcohol massage?

I don't believe: that alcohol would have the right consistency for a massage - but it can be applied to reduce heat. ...Read more

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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