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  • Cataract surgery

    Has anyone had cataract surgery and if so what do the doctors need to be made aware of? Have had both an alcohol ablation for HCM and subsequently an ablation for a-fib. Also have a pacemaker. Ablations were six and eight years ago.

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    I have not had cataract surgery. But in general, anytime you go under general anesthesia the Anesthesiologist will review your complete medical history which affects how they monitor you, the drugs they choose and fluid volumes they give. I assume you will have a pre-op visit of some sort or at least meet your Anesthesiologist immediately before surgery where you can verify he/she is aware of your various heart conditions
    After years of symptoms:
    Officially Diagnosed HOCM 2006
    Myectomy 3/11/13 at non-COE
    Extended Myectomy 7/23/14
    At Mayo with Dr. Joseph Dearani

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      I had both lenses replaced 5 or 6 years ago. There were no problems at all. They gave me a mild sedative only, as they needed me to be awake during the surgery.

      Gordon
      Myectomy on Feb. 5, 2007.

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