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Abnormal EKG, septal infarct

Im currently in my last stages of pre-op workups and have had two abnormal EKGs come back this month. They both have said septal infarct. I am seeing a cardiologist hoping to get cleared for surgery on the 7th...and I know what google says, but has anyone else had this come up and still get surgery as planned? I was looking at an end of Jan first week of Feb surgery date.

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Oh you're so young to have that. Wishing you the best and hopefully your surgery will still go as planned.

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The Cardiologist will probably want to get an echocardiogram, to determine if there is any damage to the heart muscle and how well your heart is doing at pumping blood. I don’t know your age, but by your picture you do look very young to have this show up. The Cardiologist will probably also be looking for any underlying heart conditions, which may have caused an infarct.

I hope everything goes smoothly for you! 💕

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I just turned 30 so everything has definitely caught me off guard

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I had abnormal EKGs and ended up going through a ton of tests, until they finally put me in a CT scanner to get a good look.

You know what it was? My subcutaneous fat giving weird readings. I kid you not. On 8 EKGs in a row by three different clinics and hospitals. My heart turned out to be 100% fine.

I’m not saying it’s nothing, but insist on getting it checked out. It may be a small thing.

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I also had an abnormal EKG and stress test. So I got an echo and 2 nuclear scans which still showed an abnormality. So I got the gold standard - a cardiac cath which showed all my coronary arteries to be free and clear!!!!!!! Onward to surgery! EKGs are notoriously inaccurate in their internal interpretation of the wave forms. The cardiologist will do the right thing, get more tests, and hopefully you will also be on to surgery soon.

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