Ablation Therapy for Arrhythmias (cont.)
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Why do I need ablation therapy?
Doctors recommend ablation therapy to treat:
In addition to re-establishing a normal heart rhythm in people with certain arrhythmias, ablation therapy can help control the heart rate in people with rapid arrhythmias, and reduce the risk of blood clots and strokes.
How should I prepare for catheter ablation?
The ablation preparation may vary, depending on whether you're having surgical or nonsurgical ablation. These are general guidelines; your doctor or nurse will give you specific instructions.
To prepare for ablation, there are several steps you should take. Among them:
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