SAMPLE OF A CARDIOLOGIST’S PREOP EVALUATION FOR a 69-year-old patient for thyroidectomy
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She has no evidence of clinically significant cardiovascular disease.
She has no significant clinical predictors for increased perioperative cardiovascular risk in the setting of planned low-risk surgery (subtotal thyroidectomy).
TAG: Cardiac “Clearance”; Preop Risk Assessment