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Radio Frequency Abaltion

Further to my question Supraventricular Tachycardia - Children - Sotalol, which I suggest you read before this as it will give you some insight into our situation.
I have had discussions with our Consultant today, who said there is really no way of knowing whether Teagan learning disability is somehow linked to the Sotalol.  He is recommending an EP study along with  Radio Frequency Ablation.
With a very high success rate, this procedure would mean that Teagan would no longer have to take Sotalol.  
Can you provide me with information that you have on this, and if you have done this procedure to many children, and success rates please.
Thank you.
Mary-Anne McMurray
Anne
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Yes, we have done this procedure successfully on both adults and children. The success rates are very high for certain types of supraventricular tachycardia. The EP study would help determine if she has a sort of arrhythmia that can be ablated. The procedure is safe and usually only involves an overnight stay in the hospital.
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