My Surgery Folder

Home Care after Needle Muscle Biopsy - Care of Incision

Esophageal Surgery


Lung Surgery - at UW Health

Incentive Spirometry

Home Care after Bowel Resection

Cholecystectomy Home Care


Thrombosed Hemorrhoids - Home Care

Whipple Procedure

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

Carpal Tunnel Release

Care of Your Surgical Drain at Home | Spanish Version

Mohs and Dermatological Surgery Clinic | Spanish Version

Thyroid Surgery | Spanish Version

Transanal Resection

Rectal Exam Under Anesthesia (No Pouch)

Rectal Exam under Anesthesia (with pouch)

Caring for Your Child after Cleft Palate Repair

Colostomy Take-Down

Your Care at Home After Laparoscopy


Anal Fissure Treatments

Parathyroid Surgery | Spanish Version

Adrenalectomy | Spanish Version

Home Care after Thyroidectomy

Port Removal in the Breast Clinic

Home Care After Removal of Anal Warts or Anal Lesion

Home Care after Thoracotomy

What is a Pleurodesis?

Paraesophageal Hernia Repair

What to Expect after your Ileal Pouch Surgery

Adult Tracheostomy

Rectal Prolapse

Modified Bowel Prep - Surgery Clinic | Spanish Version

Full Bowel Prep Using Bisacodyl/GoLytely®

Abdominoperineal Resection of the Bowel (APR)

Smoking and Wound Healing


Going Home after Anesthesia | Spanish Version

Going Home after Spinal or Epidural Anesthesia

Taking Your Child Home after General Anesthesia | Spanish Version

The Value of Early Walking after Surgery

Changes in Electrolytes after Surgery

Lumbar Drain

Going Home after a Lower Extremity Block Anesthesia

Going Home after an Upper Extremity Nerve Block

Going Home with an Upper Extremity Catheter

Rib Fractures

Liver Injury

Occipital Condyle Fracture

Bowel Injury

Esophageal Injury

Diaphragm Injury

Cervical Spine Injury

Thoracic Spine Injury

Lumbar Spine Injury

Hemorrhoid Banding in Clinic

Contrast Pouch Study

Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) or Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS)

Overlapping Sphincteroplasty

Anesthesia for Shoulder Surgery

Rectovaginal Fistula Repair

Fistula Treatment with Setons

Ileostomy Take-Down with Ileal Pouch

Anesthesia for Breast Surgery

Anesthesia for ACL Surgery

Your Stay on the General Surgery Unit

Preoperative Preparation for MSSA or MRSA Carriers | 7221.pdf

Liver Resection Surgery

Neck Dissection – General Surgery

Full Bowel Prep Using MoviPrep

Full Bowel Prep Using Bisacodyl/GoLYTELY® with Travel Day

MiraLAX Bowel Prep before Surgery

Fistula Repairs of the Lower Bowel

Visiting Guidelines for Family: First Day Surgery

Desmopressin (DDAVP) Challenge

Before and After Surgery Unit - UW Health at The American Center | Spanish Version

Preparing for Outpatient Surgery at The American Center | Spanish Version

Hernia Repair (Adult)

Getting Your Skin Ready for Surgery - Adult | Spanish Version

Osteotomy (Post-Operative Instructions)


Intake and Output

Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemoperfusion (HIPEC)

Surgical Site Infections