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Arrhythmias (Heart Rhythm Disturbances) and Surgical Subendocardial Resection

Read more about Surgical Subendocardial Resection.

Overview

In certain cases of a ventricular tachycardia, specific abnormalities within the heart muscle might be responsible for generating the arrhythmia. A surgical subendocardial resection is one way to address this.

Effect of Surgical Subendocardial Resection on Arrhythmias (Heart Rhythm Disturbances)

A surgical subendocardial resection has the potential to help treat specific arrhythmias by removing scar tissue underneath the lining of the heart. In these cases, the scar tissue within the heart muscle is responsible for generating the arrhythmia.

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