A fast or irregular heartbeat can sometimes feel like a flutter. AFib is the result of these abnormal rhythms.Learn more about AFib
There are many kinds of AFib treatments that can control your symptoms and reduce your risk of stroke.View treatment options
If your rate or rhythm control medication is ineffective, and you have paroxysmal AFib, you may be a candidate for catheter ablation.Learn more about catheter ablation
Explore how catheter ablation for AFib has transformed the lives of people just like you.Watch patient stories
As with any medical treatment, individual results may vary. Only a cardiologist or electrophysiologist can determine whether ablation is an appropriate course of treatment. There are potential risks including bleeding, swelling or bruising at the catheter insertion site, and infection. More serious complications are rare, which can include damage to the heart or blood vessels; blood clots (which may lead to stroke); heart attack, or death. These risks need to be discussed with your doctor and recovery takes time. The success of this procedure depends on many factors, including your physical condition and your body's ability to tolerate the procedure. Use care in the selection of your doctors and hospital, based on their skill and experience.