Understanding Surgical Procedures
of Americans have surgery each year. Most operations are not
needed immediately and you have
time to ask your surgeon questions about the operation, why
you need it, and when and where it should be performed. We
have listed a number of links where you can learn about surgical
procedures and what questions to ask your surgeon.
Your surgeon knows you and your
family best. Nothing takes the place of talking directly with
your doctor about your health and questions that you have. The
information provided here is not medical care or treatment and
is not specific to your situation. You need to contact your own
surgeon for your specific medical care.
YourSurgery.Com® provides easy to understand
information for common and specific surgical procedures.
College of Surgeons series of public
information brochures on specific clinical procedures is now