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Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery

Leparoscopic Surgery Training

Pre and Post Surgery Instructions

Pre Surgery Instructions

Preparing for the surgery

  • A battery of vital tests is required before the surgery to ensure you are fit to undergo the surgical procedure
  • It is important to avoid certain medicines (aspirin and all aspirin containing medicines) for a minimum of 5 days prior to the surgery
  • One day prior to surgery, the patient is usually kept NPO(nothing to be taken orally except medicines prescribed) after midnight


Post Surgery Instructions

For a successful outcome, post operatively, the patient is advised to adhere to healthy eating habits, use of laxatives in the early post operative period and Kegel exercises to tone the pelvic muscles.