What do they do at pre-op? | Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy) | HysterSisters
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support and Information
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support Tutorial

Go Back   Hysterectomy HysterSisters > Hysterectomy Support Posts > Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)

With free registration, you can ask and answer questions in our HYSTERECTOMY forum community, get our FREE BOOKLET, access Hysterectomy Checkpoints and more.

You are not alone. The HysterSisters are here for you. Join us today!
join HysterSisters for hysterectomy resources and support

What do they do at pre-op? What do they do at pre-op?

Thread Tools
Unread 04-09-2008, 11:58 AM
What do they do at pre-op?

My pre-op is the 23rd. I have to go see my doctor first and then go to the hospital for pre-op there as well. What do they typically do at pre-op both at the doctor and the hospital?
Sponsored Links
Unread 04-09-2008, 12:13 PM
What do they do at pre-op?

at my pre-op, my dr went over the details of my surgery, showed me where my incisions would be, answered all my questions, had me sign papers etc. his office is in the hospital, so i went down the hall and had blood drawn. i didnt meet with anesthesia til the morning of the surgery. you might meet with anesthesia..it all depends on the hospitals policy.
Unread 04-09-2008, 01:25 PM
What do they do at pre-op?

My pre-op was just with the doc. I went and have blood drawn the week before.
Sponsored Links
Unread 04-09-2008, 09:37 PM
What do they do at pre-op?

I have 2, one with my GP were I had my EKG, blood work and chest xray done and then I have one done next week with my gyn 5 days before my surgery.
Unread 04-10-2008, 06:21 AM
What do they do at pre-op?

I had blood work, an EKG, and a chest x-ray done at the hospital.

Good luck !

Unread 04-10-2008, 06:31 AM
What do they do at pre-op?

I met with an RN and she discussed the surgery with me, gave me a booklet and answered any questions I had. She also filled out all admitting papers, so I do not have to do that on Monday. I also had blood work, and met with another nurse, who gave me an Incentive Spirometry to use before/after surgery.

I will meet with the anesthesiologist the day of surgery.
Unread 04-10-2008, 07:39 AM
What do they do at pre-op?

I had a pre op visit with my gyne. He went over the surgery with me. I then had an appt with my GP, who did the prop op physical (listened to my chest and went over my meds with me). I then had a pre op with the hospital, in which I pre registered and gave blood. I didn't meet the the anethesiologist until the morning of.

Good Luck.
Unread 04-10-2008, 09:26 AM
What do they do at pre-op?

Weeks ago I had EKG and chest Xray~~this last Monday I went to the Gyno, he and I chatted about what was going to go on he gave me scrips for meds so I am all set for after. I went and had blood work done. Friday I go and do pre admit paper work at hospital. All very easy and organized.

Our Free Booklet
What 350,000 Women Know About Hysterectomy: Information, helpful hints as you prepare and recover from hysterectomy.
Answers to your questions

Thread Tools

Forum Jump


Hysterectomy News

October 22,2017


HysterSisters Takes On Partner To Manage Continued Growth And Longevity
I have news that is wonderful and exciting! This week’s migration wasn’t a typical migration - from one set ... News Archive


Calendar - Hysterectomies - Birthdays

Request Information

I am a HysterSister


Featured Story - All Stories - Share Yours


Your Hysterectomy Date

CUSTOMIZE Your Browsing  

$vbulletin->featuredvideos is not an array!