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heart murmur

I recently had a pre-op physical and the Dr. not my normal Dr. picked up a heart murmur. I have had a history of SVT and on Atenalol.  Will the ECG results indicate if the murmur is anything to worry about and is it safe to go into surgery for pelvic reconstruction
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An EKG is not a good test for a heart murmur and I would suggest you have an echocardiogram to evaluate this.
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Scheduled for surgery tomorrow, is it safe to go ahead with it with a newly found heart murmur?
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