The success of the procedure depends on a number of factors. Please discuss the likelihood of success with your doctor before the procedure.
What if this procedure is not performed?
Many people have abnormal heart rhythms that cannot be controlled by lifestyle changes or medications. The radiofrequency ablation helps locate the specific areas of heart tissue that give rise to these abnormal rhythms and eliminates them. Without this procedure, your doctor may not be able to effectively treat your arrhythmia.