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Scheduled for cataract surgery, advised EKG. Family history of heart problems. Is that right?

I am female 68 years old in good health..I am going in for catarac surgery on Thursday. I had to have testing by my primary doctor. Ekg , lab, chest xrays, etc, Now she wants me to have a ecchocardiagram before she can clean me. do you think she saw something on my ekg or maybe because on my medical history my father passed from heart problems? I am going in today for test and am servous as to why. Could it be I am on medicare and she wants to be sure all is good because of my age?
Asked On : Fri, 14 Dec 2012
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Your doc definitely saw some very small defect which is not bothering you bot this is when small lesions are caught.We donot have the concept of checkup without a problem.Your physician is keeping you safe for surgery ,this is a good approach,go ahead.
Answered: Sun, 23 Dec 2012
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