How to prepare for the artificial disc replacement surgery?
Your doctor will tell you what preoperative instructions are necessary before the surgery so that you are fully prepared when you come to the hospital and after you are released.
A preliminary discussion with your neurosurgeon will determine what other conditions you might be suffering from, the medication you use, and the allergies you have.
Undergoing an artificial disc replacement procedure requires significant preoperative preparation, mainly determining if this is the suitable method for you.
Your doctor will thoroughly analyze your:
Once you obtain clearance for surgery, you will be instructed on what to expect during your hospital stay and after being discharged and what you need to comply with for the best surgical outcome.
Getting ready for artificial disk replacement surgery
You should inform your doctor of any medication you might be taking which interferes with your blood consistency. You will usually stop taking them a week before the procedure.
Artificial disk replacement surgery preparation requires some preventive measures, such as:
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