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What is the surgical procedure to fix a heart flutter?

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Dr. Francis Uricchio
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Ablation

Ablation is a technique performed in in electrophysiology laboratory where the electrical behavior of the heart is mechanically altered.
Although this is an invasive procedure, it is not technically surgery. Early in the history of ablation, surgical ablation was performed. Now that the percutaneous techniques have been refined, surgery is rarely performed for atrial flutter..

In brief: Ablation

Ablation is a technique performed in in electrophysiology laboratory where the electrical behavior of the heart is mechanically altered.
Although this is an invasive procedure, it is not technically surgery. Early in the history of ablation, surgical ablation was performed. Now that the percutaneous techniques have been refined, surgery is rarely performed for atrial flutter..
Dr. Francis Uricchio
Dr. Francis Uricchio
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Dr. Mathew Chengot
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Ablation

Catheter direvted ablation is very successful surgery is invasive as well as open procedure usually dpne during sx procedure.

In brief: Ablation

Catheter direvted ablation is very successful surgery is invasive as well as open procedure usually dpne during sx procedure.
Dr. Mathew Chengot
Dr. Mathew Chengot
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