A Flutter Ablation

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Atrial flutter ablation Learn how heart specialists use cardiac ablation to treat atrial flutter..The procedure is used most often to treat a condition called supraventricular tachycardia, or SVT, which occurs because of abnormal conduction fibers in the heart. Catheter ablation is also used to help control other heart rhythm problems such as atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation. Catheter ablation destroys .13b The problem with atrial flutter ablation is not recurrence of atrial flutter; it is recurrence of atrial fibrillation. Recall that I told you atrial flutter does not occur spontaneously; rather it is induced by another arrhythmia. The incidence of AFib after successful flutter ablation ranges from 20-60 . I round it off and .A summary of atrial flutter ablation is discussed including indications and complications. A comparison to atrial fibrillation ablation is made..