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After Surgery

Once you are in stable condition, you will be discharged.  Most patients are discharged one to five hours after surgery.  It is normal to experience sleepiness and dizziness for 12 to 24 hours after surgery.

Post Care
A nurse will call you the day after your procedure to check on your recovery.

Transportation
DO NOT PLAN TO DRIVE
yourself home or use public transportation after your procedure.  A friend or relative or dedicated caregiver MUST stay with you for 24 hours.