Went for my pre op on Friday. I had a lovely nurse who explained everything to me. I was told my op would last about an hour, and they would treat any found endo by laser and excision and that the surgeon would definitely see me before I am discharged to explain what he found (or did not find if the case maybe) I was however shocked to find out I have an undiagnosed heart murmur! When the nurse gave me the form to fill in it had the pre existing conditions section in which was listed "heart murmur" I said oh you've given me the wrong one here and she said no that definitely you! When we went in for our pre op assessment she showed me a copy of my pre existing conditions as sent across by my GP surgery and there it was bright as day. June 2003 undiagnosed heart murmur!! This meant I had to go for an ECG as well. The (lovely) nurse said she would call me with the results on Monday after a doc had seen it. I mean I am fine and I've been fine for the past 11years so I'm sure if anything was serious I would know! I am really pissed at my GP for not telling me about this and not following up on it! It's not the bombshell that you want to get a few weeks before surgery! If they'd have done me an ECG 11 years ago then this wouldn't have been a problem now, I think just the shock is a lot to take in! Anyway I'm not worried about it too much and neither was my nice nurse. Anyone else find anything interesting from their medical history that they knew nothing about? X
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