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After Surgery

  • Once you are in stable condition, you will be discharged.  Most patients are discharged approximately one hour after surgery.
  • Before your leave the center you will be given written and verbal instructions for your care at home.  Your escort must be available to discuss and sign these instructions before you will be allowed to go home.
  • Be sure to follow your doctor's orders regarding diet, rest, medication and activity.
  • It is not unusual to feel sleepy, lightheaded or dizzy after your surgery.
  • If you have any questions or problems after surgery, please contact your physician.