Many heart rhythm problems are caused by abnormal electrical tissue in the heart producing ‘short circuits’ of the normal heart beat. These can cause fast heartbeats and palpitations. Electrophysiology & Ablation procedures involve passing fine wires via groin arteries up into the heart to map the normal and abnormal electrical circuits of the heart. Once identified a special tube is then used to heat up and produce a controlled burn of the abnormal tissue to permanently stop it from causing further symptoms. In many cases, this results in a complete cure of the problem.
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