This is a brief overview of the activities that typically occur on your surgery day:
- You will be admitted to the hospital or surgery center.
- Your vital signs, such as blood pressure and temperature, will be measured.
- A clean hospital gown will be provided.
- An IV will be started to give you fluids and medication during and after the procedure.
- All jewelry, dentures, contact lenses, and nail polish must be removed.
- Your shoulder will be scrubbed and shaved in preparation for surgery.
- An anesthesia provider will discuss the type of anesthesia that will be used.
- Your surgeon will confirm and initial the correct surgical knee and site.