electrode catheter ablation

e·lec·trode cath·e·ter ab·la·tion

a method of ablating the site of origin of arrhythmias whereby high-energy electrical current is delivered by intravascular catheters.

e·lec·trode cath·e·ter ab·la·tion

(ĕ-lek'trōd kath'ĕ-tĕr ăb-lā'shŭn)
A method of ablating the site of origin of arrhythmias whereby high energy electric shocks are delivered by intravascular catheters.