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After doing radiofrequency ablation, would traces of WPW still be visible on your ecg?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Wpw

If an ablation for WPW is successful the classic changes of WPW should not be present.
There might be changes which mimic them however produced by the ablation damage but they shouldn't be early repolarization.

In brief: Wpw

If an ablation for WPW is successful the classic changes of WPW should not be present.
There might be changes which mimic them however produced by the ablation damage but they shouldn't be early repolarization.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Usually not

The rf ablation will "fry" the pre-excitation pathway which will remove the pre-excitation seen on the ecg.
I would recommend speaking more with your cardiologist about your concerns.

In brief: Usually not

The rf ablation will "fry" the pre-excitation pathway which will remove the pre-excitation seen on the ecg.
I would recommend speaking more with your cardiologist about your concerns.
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Not if it was successful.

In brief: No

Not if it was successful.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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