Pre-Operative Information

Possible Tests Prior to Surgery:

  • Recent CT Scan of Chest
  • Pulmonary Function Tests
  • Pre-admission Testing: May include Chest x-ray, lab tests, EKG
  • MRI Brain
  • Pet Scan

24 Hours Prior to Surgery:

  • You will receive a call from the hospital giving important information for your surgery including:
    • Time of arrival to hospital
    • Time of surgery
  • Nothing to eat or drink after midnight
  • Follow instructions as provided by your surgeon
  • Take medications as discussed with your surgeon

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