Some Important test conducted before surgery might include some or all of the following:
-Blood tests, kidney, liver and blood sugar tests
-Chest x-rays to inspect your lungs
-ECG to check your heart
Additional tests may be required depending on:
-Your overall health and any health issues you are experiencing or have experienced in the past.
-The type of surgery you are undergoing.
Additional tests include:
-Colonoscopy or upper endoscopy to look at your bowels or stomach lining.
-Heart stress test or other heart tests.
-Lung function test
-MRI Scan, CT Scan, Ultrasound test or other types of imaging tests.
Medical clearances or pre-operative exams are physical exams performed before a surgery. At UrgentMed we perform all the required tests and provide your surgeon with the necessary documentation. The clearance can be done within 48 hours but it is best to allow 7-10 business days in case you need a specialty clearance.
What you need:
Your surgeon’s referral or Orders
Insurance Information (If available)
To be fasting (no food or drink for eight hours Prior)
Common tests to be performed: