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Headed for the OR? Five Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before the Operation

Headed for the OR? Five Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before the Operation

The answers may make a difference in your outcome ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mar. 10, 2014 — The news that you will need surgery can prompt many questions and a lot of anxiety. Beyond details about your medical condition and treatment options, what should you ask your surgeon before the operation? Whatever you [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

Cima smokers and surgery (:44)

Mayo Clinic expert Robert Cima, M.D., a colon and rectal surgeon and chair of Mayo’s surgical quality subcommittee talks about questions to ask a surgeon prior to surgery.

Created by Brian Kilen

Cima disclose sleep apnea to surgeon (:49)

Mayo Clinic expert Robert Cima, M.D., a colon and rectal surgeon and chair of Mayo’s surgical quality subcommittee talks about questions to ask a surgeon prior to surgery.

Created by Brian Kilen

Cima eating and exercise after surgery (1:23)

Mayo Clinic expert Robert Cima, M.D., a colon and rectal surgeon and chair of Mayo’s surgical quality subcommittee talks about questions to ask a surgeon prior to surgery.

Created by Brian Kilen

Cima getting out of the hospital faster (:48)

Mayo Clinic expert Robert Cima, M.D., a colon and rectal surgeon and chair of Mayo’s surgical quality subcommittee talks about questions to ask a surgeon prior to surgery.

Created by Brian Kilen

Cima importance of asking surgeon questions (:37)

Mayo Clinic expert Robert Cima, M.D., a colon and rectal surgeon and chair of Mayo’s surgical quality subcommittee talks about questions to ask a surgeon prior to surgery.

Created by Brian Kilen

Cima MDs performing surgery without board certification (1:03)

Mayo Clinic expert Robert Cima, M.D., a colon and rectal surgeon and chair of Mayo’s surgical quality subcommittee talks about questions to ask a surgeon prior to surgery.

Created by Brian Kilen

Cima obesity a risk factor for complications after surgery (:50)

Mayo Clinic expert Robert Cima, M.D., a colon and rectal surgeon and chair of Mayo’s surgical quality subcommittee talks about questions to ask a surgeon prior to surgery.

Created by Brian Kilen

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