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Needle Muscle Biopsy - Care of the Incision at Home | Spanish Version

Whipple Procedure

Splenectomy | Spanish Version

Lung Surgery - UW

Incentive Spirometry

Home Care after Bowel Resection

Hernia Repair (Adult) | Spanish Version

Cholecystectomy Home Care | Spanish Version


Thrombosed Hemorrhoids - Home Care

Transanal Resection

Pilonidal Cyst

Tooth Extraction Surgery Home Care Before and After (for Dr. Van Gemert’s Patients)

First Day Surgery Booklet | Spanish Version

Preparing for Outpatient Surgery | Spanish Version

Hemorrhoid Banding

Mohs and Dermatological Surgery Clinic | Spanish Version

Thyroid Surgery | Spanish Version

Rectal Exam under Anesthesia (no pouch)

Rectal Exam under Anesthesia (with pouch)

Caring for Your Child after Cleft Palate Repair

Ostomy Take-Down

Preparing for Inpatient Surgery

Your Care at Home After Laparoscopy

Appendectomy (Removal of the Appendix)

Anal Fissure Treatments

Parathyroid Surgery | 7284.pdf

Surgery Checklist


Home Care after Thyroidectomy | Spanish Version

Port Removal in the Breast Clinic

Removal of Anal Warts

Prednisone, Methylpred, Dexamethasone, Hydrocortisone Withdrawal

Abdominoperineal Resection of the Bowel (APR)

Paraesophageal Hernia Repair

What to Expect after your Ileal Pouch Surgery

Adult Tracheostomy

Home Care after Laparoscopic Hernia Repair

Rectal Prolapse

Modified Bowel Prep - Surgery Clinic | Spanish Version

Full Bowel Prep Using Bisacodyl/GoLytely® | Spanish Version

Going Home after Anesthesia | Spanish Version

Going Home after Spinal, Epidural, or Nerve Block Anesthesia | Spanish Version

Taking Your Child Home after General Anesthesia | Spanish Version

Splenectomy after Trauma

Inferior Vena Cava Filter

Going Home after a Lower Extremity Block Anesthesia

Going Home after an Upper Extremity Block Anesthesia

Welcome to F4/6

Going Home with an Upper Extremity Catheter

Barium Pouch Study

Rib Fractures

Bowel Injury

Hemorrhoid Banding in Clinic

Inpatient Surgery: Visiting and Waiting

What to Expect after your Liver Resection

Signs and Symptoms of Aspiration

Rectal Bowel Resections

What to Expect after General Surgery

TEM: Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery

Overlapping Sphincteroplasty

Anesthesia for Shoulder Surgery

Rectovaginal Fistula Repair

Fistula Treatment with Setons

Ileostomy Take-Down with Ileal Pouch

Anesthesia for Breast Surgery

Your Stay on the General Surgery Unit

Liver Resection Surgery

Homeward Bound LVRS

Lung Surgery

Your Health Care Team Lung Surgery

Timeline to Surgery and Recovery for Lung Surgery

Patient Pre-op Checklist: Lung Surgery

Your Lung Surgery and Hospital Stay

Homeward Bound Lung Surgery

Common Tubes and Lines Lung Surgery

Common Tubes and Lines LVRS

Your Lung Volume Reduction Surgery and Hospital Stay

Lung Volume Reduction Surgery

Patient Pre-op Checklist Lung Volume Reduction Surgery

Timeline to Surgery Lung Volume Reduction Surgery

Your Health Care Team Thoracic Surgery LVRS

Liver Injury

Neck Dissection – General Surgery

Home Care after an Endarterectomy

Esophageal Surgery

Home Care after Thoracotomy

What is Pleurodesis?

Smoking and Wound Healing: A Guide for Surgical and Burn Patients

Lumbar Drain

Occipital Condyle Fracture

Esophageal Injury

Diaphragm Injury

Cervical Spine Injury

Thoracic Spine Injury

Lumbar Spine Injury

Cervical Spine Ligament Injury

Anesthesia for ACL Surgery

Prevention of Surgical Site Infections at UWHC | Spanish Version

Preoperative Preparation for S. aureus or MRSA Carriers | Spanish Version

Full Bowel Prep Using Bisacodyl/GoLYTELY® with Travel Day

Surgical Site Infections | Spanish Version

Fistula Repairs of the Lower Bowel

Changes in Electrolytes after Surgery

The Value of Early Walking after Surgery

Visiting Guidelines for Family: First Day Surgery

Skin Prep for Surgery | Spanish Version

Anesthesia for Axillary Node Surgery

Vertebral Artery Injuries in Trauma

Full Bowel Prep Using MoviPrep

Impact® Nutritional Supplement

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Melanoma

Desmopressin (DDAVP) Challenge


The Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band Surgery

The Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery

The Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery

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