Therapy for abnormal heartbeats may cause brain injury
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A common treatment for irregular heartbeats known as catheter ablation may result in the formation of brain lesions when it is performed on the left side of the heart, according to new research at UC San Francisco. Importantly, there also is evidence these lesions may be associated with cognitive decline, meaning they may not be benign.

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-01/uoc--tfa012017.php
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