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What is the treatment for Wolff-Parkinson-White (wpw) syndrome called in which extra pathway tissue is burned away during a cardiac catheterization?

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Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Ablation

The procedure is called ablation and it is performed by an electrophysiologist usually.
The procedure is independent of cardiac catheterization.

In brief: Ablation

The procedure is called ablation and it is performed by an electrophysiologist usually.
The procedure is independent of cardiac catheterization.
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Various treatments

Wpw syndrome is a fairly common finding and if there are no symptoms and no evidence for secondary related rhythm problems, it doesn't necessarily need treatment.
When dangerous rhythms are seen or seen to be at risk then ablation of the bypass tract(s) causing the problem by an electrophysiologist is generally the treatment of choice.

In brief: Various treatments

Wpw syndrome is a fairly common finding and if there are no symptoms and no evidence for secondary related rhythm problems, it doesn't necessarily need treatment.
When dangerous rhythms are seen or seen to be at risk then ablation of the bypass tract(s) causing the problem by an electrophysiologist is generally the treatment of choice.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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