Individual results may vary. Please consult with your physician regarding your condition and appropriate medical treatment.
The radiofrequency (RF) and cryoablation systems are used to form scars in the heart tissue. Possible problems during the procedure may result in the formation of unwanted scar tissue, damage to nerve and blood vessels, heart rhythm disorder, blood clots, pooling of fluid in the sac around the heart and tissue tearing or puncture.
The LAA surgical devices or sutures are used to close a muscular pouch in the left atrium of your heart. This pouch is called the left atrial appendage (LAA). Possible problems during this procedure may result in tearing of the LAA and cause bleeding.
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