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Success of ablation for Afib
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Success of ablation for Afib

My husband had an ablation for afib on Mar 11,2013.  What is the average time frame for healing to know if the ablation worked.
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It depends on the person, duration of Afib, size of heart chambers, and the presence of other medical conditions.

It is common to have recurrence in the first 2 weeks (30-40% of people) but this does not mean that the procedure didn't work. A procedure is considered a failure if there is recurrence after 3 months, which happens in about 50% of people after a first ablation.
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