Patient getting admitted for the procedure will have to be prepared for
► Admission one or two days prior to the surgery.
► Routine blood and urine tests will be undertaken on the patients.
► This is the time for the patient to clear all the leftover doubts with the surgeon about the surgery and its results.
► Breathing exercises should be practised to help in the postoperative period.
► Smoking should be given up.
► One should be prepared to stay on for a few days after surgery if there are any complications.
► In the morning of their surgery they are taken to the pre-operative room, where they change into a hospital gown and receive intra-venous (IV) fluids.
► Families can stay with the patient until they are taken to the operating theatre, at which time the family will be taken to the waiting room.
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