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Heart ablation for an arrhythmia, right diaphragm motion less. What can be done?

Just had a heart ablation for an arithmia and the doctor used a balloon and filled it with liquid nitrogen to make a scar to stop the fluttering heart arithima issue but she froze my nerve to the right diaphram so the right diaphram is not moving I was told 4 to 8 weeks to heal the nerve and have the diaphram start working again yes no ?? causing me huge problems sleeping
Asked On : Fri, 1 Mar 2013
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sometimes there is a transient injury to the phrenic nerve while doing such an ablation surgery however the nerve should start working again
Answered: Sun, 11 Aug 2013
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