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Aug 4, 2015


Which Surgical Procedures are performed at The Surgi Centre?

  • Open Breast Biopsy
  • Breast Biopsy - Hook Wire
  • Core Biopsy of the Breast
  • Excision Accessary Breast Tissue
  • Correction of Nipple Inversion - Bilateral
  • Breast Microdochotomy
  • Anal Dilatation
  • Abdominal Paracentesis or Pleural Tap
  • Haemorrhoids - External
  • Excision of Anal Skin Tag
  • Pilonidal Abscess, Including Drainage
  • Excision of Pilonidal Sinus
  • Sigmoidoscopy with Biopsy
  • Circumcision
  • Dilation and curettage
  • Clerclage
  • Portacath insertion
  • Cystoscopy
  • Minor orthopedic procedures
  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • PEG placement
  • Repair of Umbilical Hernia
  • Repair of Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Repair
  • Laparoscopic Hernia
  • Mastectomy
  • Axillary Node Dissection
  • Saphenofemoral Ligation
  • Amputations
  • Abdominoplasty

What are the benefits of Minimaly Invasive Surgery?

  • Minimal Scarring
  • Minimal Pain
  • Low Blood Loss
  • Fast Recovery
  • Short hospital stay
  • High patient satisfaction

Is there pre-admission testing?

Tests will be performed several days prior to your day of surgery. Your physicians and the staff at The Surgi Centre will instruct you as to the dates and times when these will be done.

Are there special diet restrictions for minimally invasive surgery?

Unless your physician tells you otherwise, please do not eat or drink anything after midnight the day before your surgery. If you are taking medications you should take them with a small sip of water the morning of your surgery. If you take insulin, anticoagulants, or MAO Inhibitors (mood elevators), follow the instructions of your physician.

Are there pre-admission requirements?

  • Please remove all nail polish and makeup
  • Please do not bring any valuables or jewelry
  • Please bathe or shower the night before or the morning of your surgery
  • Please refrain from smoking on the day of your surgery
  • Please refrain from alcoholic beverages

What happens on the day of your procedure?

On the day that your procedure is scheduled, you go directly to The Surgi Centre. An anesthesiologist will interview you before surgery if you are having general, spinal or monitored anesthesia (twilight sedation). You will discuss questions regarding your anesthesia experience and use of medications and drugs.