Surgical Information

Surgical Information

General instructions for hospital inpatient and outpatient surgery are below:
  • Do not eat or drink anything after midnight the night before surgery. Do not eat or drink anything the day of surgery.
  • If you take any medication to thin your blood (including aspirin or any drugs which contain aspirin), please notify your doctor or his nurse.
  • If you are on any diabetic medications, you need to notify your doctor or his nurse so they can give you special instructions if necessary.
  • Please make sure that the doctor or nurse is aware of any dietary supplements you are taking.
  • You must have someone drive you home following the procedure. The hospital will not let you leave if you do not have a driver.
  • Please leave all jewelry and valuables at home.
Specific Surgery Information Forms:
Instructions for Cystectomy Patients
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Instructions for Before Robotic Surgery
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Instructions for After Robotic Catheter Removal
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Instructions for Robotic Surgery – Nephrectomy and Prostatectomy
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Information Sheet for Urodynamics
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