Septal Infarction

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Submitted by Dr T on January 17, 2013 – 7:32pm

What is this and how serious is it?  Is it safe to have general anesthesia?

It means you may have had a previous heart attack that involved your septum. Don’t worry too much, the reading may have been misinterpreted.

However, your anesthesiologist probably will ask for a cardiology consult, who may want look into your risks for heart disease:
Depending on what he finds, he probably would order some tests before clearing you for surgery and it might include a stress test:
Things to check:

Hope this hlpes,


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