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Is it normal if heart flutter and miss beats after a catheter ablation?
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Dr. William Scott
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. William Scott
Dr. William Scott
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Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Pediatrics - Cardiology
In brief: Ablation
sometimes yes but sometimes no.
best to have documentation of these with an ECG, holter or event recorder.

In brief: Ablation
sometimes yes but sometimes no.
best to have documentation of these with an ECG, holter or event recorder.
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Yes it can be
And would not be unusual. Talk to your electrophysiologist.

In brief: Yes it can be
And would not be unusual. Talk to your electrophysiologist.
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