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Post PVI Ablation

Two weeks ago, I had a PVI ablation for Afib and a WPW ablation for an accessory pathway. On the seventh and eighth day after the ablations, I experienced several bouts of palpitations. I am wondering if anyone else has had a similar experience and, if so, was it determined after the blanking period that your ablation was a success or did you have to have another one. Also, last night my heart raced a little because I had a frightening experience. Now, I'm worried that getting scared and having my heart race could have damaged the healing process. Do I need to worry about this?

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I suggest that you resubmit this post on the AFA forum. I understand that it is usual to get for 3 to 6 months after ablations (and I did after mine) although I went back into persistent AF less than 72 hours later.


Thank you for your suggestion. I'm new to HealthUnlocked and appreciate the advice. I'm sorry to hear that your persistent AF returned. Possibly, a second ablation?


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