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Preparing for Your Procedure (Pre-Op Instructions)
For your convenience, please use the following checklist to prepare for your procedure.
Do not eat or drink anything at least six hours prior to your procedure.
Bring a list of all of your medications and dose amounts, including over-the-counter medications such as Tylenol or ibuprofen
Bring any lab results that you may have from any non-Sacred Heart facilities.
We ask that you leave your valuables at home, as we can not be responsible for them during your visit.
In addition, most procedures require that you have an adult accompany you so that they can drive you home after your procedure.
Recovery & Follow-Up
After your procedure, you may require an overnight stay in the hospital or you may be discharged from the interventional radiology recovery area. Detailed care instructions will be given to both you and your family members prior to leaving the hospital. You will also be schedule for your follow-up appointment, either with your surgeon, your primary care provider, or the Sacred Heart Vascular Interventional Center, depending on your procedure.