Failed cardioversion

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Had Cardioversion 9 days ago - today AFIB returned !

Any comments from those of you who have had similar experiences would be great . Is it worth trying again or should I head for ablation ??

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    Hi Deirdre, I had cardioversion in September 2010 before afib returned in less than a  week. Had a second cardioversion in January 2011 and I have been OK till February 2016 (5 years) when afib returned. Now waiting for a third cardioversion.
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    I have heard of this happening.  Also, Please know though that even 

    if you have ablation, it may not be completely successful either. I had ablation 5 months ago and am still going in and out of afib. Less than before the surgery, but still happening 

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