What happens after treatment for WPW syndrome?

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Submitted by Dr T on December 16, 2010 – 10:20am

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Thanks alot that really helps. One question, I had an ablation for wpw and they said i had dual av node pathway, the doc said he modified it. Is it possible for the arrythmia to make my heart beat weird for days? Like a week?  Even if my heart is beating at a normal rate?

You are very welcome. You haven’t mentioned anything that suggests you have another arrhythmia. The things our patients don’t tell us! I cannot judge from here how successful this ablation was. After an ablation for WPW, you should probably be seen in follow-up once in a while. If you have had repeated normal examinations, I recommend you have a routine consultation with your cardiologist on a yearly, two-yearly basis.

Read more about WPW here:
https://www.cardiachealth.org/heart-information/heart-arrhythmia/wpw-sy
https://www.cardiachealth.org/ca-blog/wolff-parkinson-white-wpw-syndrom
Hope this helps,
Dr T
https://www.cardiachealth.org/

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