- Consultation with the surgeon.
- Evaluation of medical health history
- ECG and blood test will be taken
- Certain medicines like anticoagulants, hormones, anabolic steroids including large dose testosterone should be stopped at least 4-6 weeks prior to surgery. Most supplements, vitamins and recreational drugs must be stopped for several weeks prior to surgery.
- Stop smoking and alcohol intake at least 2 weeks before the surgery.
- No intake of food or water 8 hours prior to surgery.
- The surgery usually takes between one and two hours to complete and is usually done under a general anesthesia.
- Compression garment is available to be used post-op.
Post operative instructions
Compression garments are placed snugly and continuously and these will be worn for about 2-3 weeks after surgery.
Rest but not bed rest: While rest is important in the early stages of healing, equally important is that you are ambulatory, meaning that you are walking under your own strength. Spend 10 minutes every 2 hours walking indoors.
- A day after the surgery, patient may have light to moderate physical activities.
- Good nutrition: Stick with soft, bland, nutritious food for the first 24 hours.
- Take all medications exactly as prescribed.
- Change incision dressings frequently.
- Do not resume any exercise other than regular walking to prevent the formation of blood clots.
- Do not smoke or drink alcohol.
- Refrain from weight bearing exercise, twisting or lifting anything over your head.
- Take a warm not hot shower. Do not take a bath. Limit your shower to 10 minutes.
- Avoid strenuous activities for about 6 weeks specially gym activities.
- Follow- up check with the surgeon will be 7 days after for suture removal and assessment
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