A Patient's Guide to Cardiac Catheter Ablation

January 24, 2011

Video overview of cardiac catheter ablation and the heart rhythm disorders that may benefit from the procedure.

Joseph Souza, MD, FACC, an electrophysiologist with Asheville Cardiology Associates in Asheville, NC, provides an overview of the cardiac catheter ablation procedure. He discusses “heart rhythm disorders that may benefit from the procedure” and what patients can anticipate upon arrival at the hospital on the day of the procedure. Souza also discusses the recovery process and provides an overview of success rates and possible complications that may occur.