Surgical Information

Preoperative Bowel Prep Instructions This is a PDF Document

Patients undergoing colon surgery will require a bowel preparation to cleanse the colon in order to decrease the risk for infectious complications. If you are unsure of what your instructions were, or you have lost them, this is a copy of our standard preoperative bowel prep instructions.

 

Inguinal Hernia Repair This is a PDF Document

Diagnosed with an inguinal hernia and unsure of what will be involved with its repair? This is a description of the signs and symptoms of inguinal hernias, as well as a description of the surgical management of this common problem

 

Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal This is a PDF Document

Gallbladder disease is very common and frequently requires surgical treatment. These informational sheets describe the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for gallbladder issues.

 

Laparoscopic and Conventional Colon Surgery This is a PDF Document

Colectomy, or removal of a portion of the colon, is a fairly common procedure. As with many other operations, a minimally invasive (laparoscopic) approach is feasible for many patients. This information sheet provides a description of what to anticipate with both laparoscopic and conventional open surgeries, whether for benign or malignant disease.

 

Preoperative Diet for Bariatric Surgery This is a PDF Document

Patients scheduled for bariatric surgery, whether laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery or LAP-BAND surgery, are requested to follow this diet for 10 days prior to surgery. This allows your body to use some of the fat stored in the liver just before surgery, thereby decreasing its size and allowing better visualization in the upper abdomen.

 

Gastric Bypass Diet Regimen This is a PDF Document

Patients undergoing Roux en Y Gastric Bypass surgery have a strict dietary regimen to follow. This PDF file outlines the diet as it progresses from the first few weeks following surgery through the first 12 months.

 

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Diet Regimen This is a PDF Document

Patients undergoing Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery need to carefully follow a strict dietary regimen. This PDF file outlines the diet as it progresses from the first few weeks following surgery and beyond.

 

CSSA FMLA and Short Term Disability Forms This is a PDF Document