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 Do not eat or drink after midnight day prior to surgery.
 
 You may take your blood pressure medication with a tiny sip of water the morning of surgery.  Take ALL medications with you to the hospital.
 
 Stop any aspirin products or blood thinners 10 days prior to surgery.  Check with physicians before discontinuing any medications.
 
 Have preoperative labs, EKG, and chest X-ray completed two weeks prior to surgery.  These orders will be given to you by surgeon at your appointment.
 
 Report to hospital two hours prior to surgery.


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