I have A Fib. I’m 62 years old. Cardiologist did a cardioversion at the end of April and went for a follow up visit yesterday and I’m back in A Fib. He suggested having cardiac ablation. Has anyone had that done and did it work?

Generalized pain

Atrial fibrillation

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  • termite


    I had an ablation in March of this year. It is going good so far for me. I have two brothers and they both have AFib. Yes they have had to go back and get an ablation again later on. But it did do good for them a couple of years after the ablation. One of my brothers is 12 years older than me and the other is 8 years older than me. And the ablation seem to do both of them very good

    • Mary_Jill


      thank you for your reply to my post. Is it scary, painful and a long recovery? I know nothing about it. My cardiologist is sending me to another cardiologist who does ablations and have to see him first but can’t get in to see him until mid September which is ridiculous. Long time to think and worry about. Thank you for any more information you could give me.

      • termite


        I myself did not have much pain at all. That is normal for the ablation. Now where they did the incision near your groin. It will be a little sore for a couple of days. Inquire with the cardiologist that is going to be doing this ablation, are they going to be using a laser or will they be using the cryogenic. My two brothers they had the laser. I myself had the cryogenic. You do not feel it at all nor even after the surgery. I cannot tell you which is the best it's whatever the doctor prefers to do. I am praying for you and if need to I'm here for you if you have questions

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