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What needs to be done before a chest surgery ?

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Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Full eval: Before any surgery, it is important to be evaluated at a pre-admission physical to make sure surgery is the safest possible.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

What needs to be done before a chest surgery ?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Full eval: Before any surgery, it is important to be evaluated at a pre-admission physical to make sure surgery is the safest possible.
A 41-year-old member asked:

I'm curious as to what tests need to be done before a chest surgery?

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Dr. Shawn Shahzeidi
Pediatric Pulmonology 19 years experience
CBC, PFTs, ABG: Depends on the reason for the surgery, but usually CBC with diff count anf plethysmography pfts, as well as abg and if cardiac related, bunch of other cardiac related tests including echocardiogram are helpful for follow ups. Shahzeidi, md.

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Last updated Jul 1, 2015

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