Mauro Lencioni was trained and qualified in Johannesburg, South Africa and graduated in 1995. He moved to the UK in 1997 and undertook his cardiology specialisation in electrophysiology. He has trained in large centres within the West Midlands and also Manchester.
This is a general term that describes some of the procedures that we perform. Ablation is the process that modifies small parts of the heart muscle that are responsible for the abnormal heart rhythms or palpitations. Usually this is done by heating the area using radiofrequency at the end of a catheter that is placed in contact with the heart muscle.