What Type of Pre Op Testing is Needed for a Rhinoplasty? Blood Work? Ekg?
There is no one set required battery of "required" pre-operative tests. Your surgery (likelihood of blood losses, of electrolyte imbalance), your medical condition (heart disease, taking certain medications such as certain blood pressure pills, diabetes, blood thinning medications) may suggest certain tests (such as an EKG, checking potassium or sugar levels or bleeding times). Pregnancy test for all menstruating women to rule out a possible pregnancy.
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