You will probably be awake during the procedure. But you might be asleep. The doctor will give you medicines to help you feel relaxed and to numb the areas where the catheters go in. An EP study and ablation can take 2 to 6 hours.
Heart ablation surgery is usually safe but like every procedure, there are some risks associated with it. Problems with heart ablation surgery include: The injury to the blood vessels as the catheter passes through. Blood clots in the legs or lungs.Nov 20, 2020
They have separate call loops for general cardiology, electrophysiology and interventional cardiology, with APPs serving as “the first-line response system” for some cardiology services. Cardiologists' quarterly compensation includes “a component for taking call,” Berlinger says.Feb 28, 2018