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I was told of a device that can probe 64 nodes in the heart at once; detect faulty ones & ablate only those which lessens by far the need for more ablations. Has anyone tried this ?
@phillipdobrien Hi Phillip, I wanted to respond to you. Since this a patient forum, I cannot give you medical advice. This question should be asked of doctor who specializes in the electric function in the heart. To me, this sounds too go to be true. I am not a heart patient, but my dad was, and he did have a couple of ablations. He also had a pace maker/defibrilator implanted that had saved his life when his heart misfired. I am not aware of a device that you are asking about, but an expert in the field should know if this device exists.
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Thank You ! I will look for a specialist & post the results if any.
Hi Phillip I was a pacemaker recipient for many years before transplant and had about 10 ablation I forget how many . The last one being in 2017. I can't say I've heard of a multipoint system but you never know what has been invented over the last 4 years. Same thing Jennifer said a great question for a EP Cardiologist who specialize in those areas. I've had the pleasure to have had some great ones. Are you currently looking at an ablation yourself? What kind of condition are you being treated for. My area that gave me problems was Vintricular Tachycardia and had both a pacemaker with defibrillator and had the unpleasant shocks to many times to count. Hence the reason I ultimately received a Heart Transplant. I look forward to hearing more about your search.
Thank You Dana; I had an ablation for A-Flutter & will see if that cardiologist knows of the 64 point system. I will post anything I find. Thanks again !
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