Procedures & Tests - Radiofrequency Ablation

(This procedure/test may also be known as: RF Ablation)

RF ablation uses heat energy to burn away the abnormal or irritable area of the heart. With RF ablation, specialized catheters are threaded into the heart where the source of the arrhythmia (irregular heart beat) is identified and destroyed on contact. It has about a 95% success rate.

Related Conditions

Related Conditions
Here are some of the conditions related to this procedure/test. Select a condition to get more information and resources: Supraventricular Tachycardia.

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