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Life After a Catheter Ablation Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation

After a successful catheter ablation procedure, most people can return to a normal, active lifestyle. It may help to relieve AF symptoms and improve quality of life.

After Your Catheter Ablation Procedure

After your catheter ablation procedure, you will stay overnight for observation. Most patients are discharged from the hospital the next morning. Your doctor will discuss the results of the procedure with you.

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Daily Living After Catheter Ablation

After a successful catheter ablation procedure, most people can return to a normal, active lifestyle and experience improvement in their quality of life.

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Personal Stories

Read about the experiences of people who have received catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation. You’ll learn first-hand what life was like for these particular patients, both before and after their procedures.

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Keep in Mind

Although many patients benefit from catheter ablation, results may vary. As with any medical procedure, there are benefits and risks. Your doctor can help you decide if catheter ablation is right for you.


Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.