What is the recurrence rate for atrial flutter (AFL) following radiofrequency ablation (RFA)?

Updated: Nov 18, 2019
  • Author: Lawrence Rosenthal, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Jeffrey N Rottman, MD  more...
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Answer

The recurrence rate is lower than 5%. Postprocedure anticoagulation with warfarin is usually continued for 4-6 weeks.


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