What to Expect with Any Surgery

Every surgery involves planning, preparation, risks, and recovery. On these pages, we provide the basics on what you’ll experience with any surgery – before, during, and after.

In this section:

* Planning for Surgery: Medical History and Testing
* The Day of Surgery
* What Happens in the Operating Room
* Recovering from Surgery
* Waiting for Results from Surgery
* Surgery Risks
* Myths About Surgery
* Dealing with Surgery Fears
* Questions to Ask Your Surgeon

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