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 .A summary of atrial flutter ablation is discussed including indications and complications. A comparison to atrial fibrillation ablation is made..Patients with atrial flutter often also have atrial fibrillation, and the two arrhythmias are similar in several ways. In addition, it is important to understand that even if a patient is successfully treated or even "cured" of atrial flutter such as with ablation as described below , that patient may still be at risk for atrial fibrillation..