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What should I do in the hours preceding the intervertebral disc excision surgery?

We will tell you how to prepare for the surgery, step by step so that everything works as planned during and after the surgery.

In the morning, before intervertebral disc excision, you should shower using antibacterial soap.

Take the medication prescribed by your doctor and bring with you to the hospital a list of other drugs you might be using on a regular basis, and a list of any allergies you might have.

You should remove any jewelry, piercings, or make-up before you come to the hospital for your surgery and wear comfortable clothes.

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