What To Expect

Incisions: mid abdomen, possible both groins

Before

  • For All Surgeries
    • Please call our office at 4:30pm the day prior to your procedure to obtain your arrival time for the nexdt day. For Monday procedures, please call on the Friday prior to your procedure.
  • UMC
    • You will have a pre-op appointment in outpatient services that will include preop teaching as well as lab work
  • LHH or CMC
    • You will arrive at your respective hospital for pre-op teaching & lab work as determined by our office. Please call our office to obtain that time

After

  • Poor appetite & lack of energy for app 3 weeks.
  • Possible problems with constipation due to pain
  • RX, poor appetite & decreased activity.
  • May drive in app. 3 weeks if not using narcotic.
  • Possible edema of ankles – use elevation to treat.