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Atypical atrial flutter
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Atypical atrial flutter

Simple question.  I was recently diagnosed with "atypical" atrial flutter.  Looking at options.  Have been advised that "atypical" atrial flutter ablations are more difficult to perform and have a lower success rate than typical atrial flutter.  Does Cleveland Clinic perform ablations for "atypical" atrial flutter?  If so, about what is the success rate?  

Thank you.

Richard
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In the majority of cases "typical" atrial flutter is a technically easier to treat. That being said, "atypical" atrial flutter is both common and has similar ablation success rates. I can't quote you the exact numbers, but experienced electrophysiologists are well equipped to treat this condition.
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