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“I want to read exactly what was done during my Pulmonary Vein Ablation? Where can I get the specifics? What records are kept?”
Ask your doctor or his office for a copy of your O.R. (Operating Room) report. This is a technical, detailed, step-by-step account of what the doctors found in your heart and what was done.
What is an O.R. Report?
An O.R. report is written by the electrophysiologist who performed the catheter ablation. It contains a detailed account of the findings, the procedure used, the preoperative and postoperative diagnoses, etc.
It’s a very technical document. Because of this, it’s usually given to a patient only when they ask for it.
New Report: How & Why to Read Your Operating Room Report
In our new FREE 12-page Report: How & Why to Read Your Operating Room Report, I make it easy (well, let’s say ‘easier’) to learn how to read an O.R. report.
Along with an introduction, I’ve annotated every technical phrase or concept so you will understand each entry. I then translate what each comment means and summarize the report.
Read more at: Special Report How & Why to Read Your Operating Room Report.
If you need help understanding your O.R report, email or send me a copy. Together we can probably figure it out.
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