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does this make sense, please sm
Fri Sep 16, 2005 13:40

pt developed postop atrial fib after sigmoid colectomy. Had angiography done which was neg for ischemia in 2000.

In plan
1. Echocardiogram to assess pt's left atrial size which is enlarged to 41.5. The chance of recurrence is significant and pt will benefit from Cardizem therapy.

ESL doc; verbatim account, so just making sure what I am hearing is possible....thanks

digits, never heard size that large before
left atrial size seems wrong to me, only hear in the single (nm
Fri Sep 16, 2005 13:53

thats what I thought, definitely will flag, thnx (nm)
Fri Sep 16, 2005 13:56

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