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Catheter Ablation is a procedure that corrects irregular heartbeats by destroying small amounts of tissue that cause the abnormal heart rhythm. During this procedure, a catheter is threaded into the heart. The tip of the catheter is guided to the area of heart tissue that is causing the abnormal heart rhythm. Then the catheter emits a pulse of painless radiofrequency energy that destroys the abnormal tissue and corrects the irregular heartbeat.
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