- Main Page
- Guidelines before surgery
Guidelines before surgery
If you have been referred to surgery by your doctor, please schedule a visit at the outpatient clinic in order to undergo a qualifying examination. The qualifying examination will be performed by a doctor who will perform the surgery. The doctor will determine the scope of the planned surgery, schedule the time of surgery and specify the way of preparation.
Together with the referral, please also bring your current examination results (listed below) It is recommended for the patient to undergo vaccination against hepatitis B 6 weeks before the planned surgery (2 doses).
List of examinations required for planned orthopaedic surgeries:
- complete blood count sodium, potassium, urea, glucose, PT, APTT, INR, urine analysis, ECG (examinations valid for 14 days) *
- blood group
- lung X-ray (description) - patients over 50 years of age or with chronic respiratory system diseases or with history of acute bronchopulmonary infection (valid for 2 years)
- imaging examinations of the affected organ (X-ray, USG, computer tomography, magnetic resonance)
Please, take the following with you:
- regularly taken medicines, in original packaging, with the dosage schedule for the time of hospitalization
- certificate from the family doctor about the patient’s general health status + perioperative recommendations; in case of such diseases as diabetes, thyroid disease, cardiac disorders a certificate from your family doctor is necessary
- Certificate about lack of inflammatory foci from a dentist (all patients), gynaecologist (women), urologist (men – in case of urinary system treatment)