My son had an ablation in January. All was clear at the 1 month follow up, but his EKG was suspicious at the 6 month. He just had an SVT episode which confirmed that he will need a second ablation procedure due to WPW. Why was the first one unsuccessful in the end? Is it common to have to have a second ablation? What creates the need for a second ablation? Did the first one not take, or did another pathway occur? If it doesn't work this time, what are our options?
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