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How long after catheter ablation can I go up and down stairs?

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Dr. Donald Alves
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When discharged, unless your instructions say to avoid stairs, then slow steady pace should not interfere with the access site or its clot/scab.
Ideally it will have been at least 3 days, if you are on / back on a blood thinner, may want to give it a week to let the repair process get well underway. Any specific q's should be directed to your electrophysiologist.

In brief: Could ya before?

When discharged, unless your instructions say to avoid stairs, then slow steady pace should not interfere with the access site or its clot/scab.
Ideally it will have been at least 3 days, if you are on / back on a blood thinner, may want to give it a week to let the repair process get well underway. Any specific q's should be directed to your electrophysiologist.
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