- Preoperative examination is very important to determine whether a patient can undergo surgery and the level of risk involved in surgery.
- If you can get the results of previous tests from your family doctor, please bring them with you.
Examination prior to cardiac surgery
- physical examination
Perform TPR, weight, and blood pressure measurements
- Blood test
CBC, 18 biochemical parameters, electrolytes, CRP, coagulation (PT, APTT, FiB) and blood typing. Cross-match examination is also performed to confirm blood transfusion
Check for arrhythmias.
- X-ray (chest, abdomen)
Chest assesses airway, lungs, and heart
- Echocardiographic examination
Check heart function and morphology.
- Abdominal ultrasound examination
The condition of the abdomen is assessed along with abdominal x-rays.