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Mom had ablation in January, Dr had her stop heart meds and and afib came right back nearly 3 months post surgery.

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Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Could happen

I assume the ablation was for A Fib.
Many patients need a second ablation procedure, and may even require some " anti fib" drugs to keep it from recurring. She needs to see her cardiologist. Good luck.

In brief: Could happen

I assume the ablation was for A Fib.
Many patients need a second ablation procedure, and may even require some " anti fib" drugs to keep it from recurring. She needs to see her cardiologist. Good luck.
Thank
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine

In brief: Common scenario

The failure rate is quite high in ablation for atrial fibrillation that' s why follow up with Cardiology is critical.
Medicine adjustment will be done at follow up appointment.

In brief: Common scenario

The failure rate is quite high in ablation for atrial fibrillation that' s why follow up with Cardiology is critical.
Medicine adjustment will be done at follow up appointment.
Thank
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Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
Agree. Many patients may need a second procedure for success.
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