Preoperative Care

At Corrielus Cardiology, we pride ourselves on providing our patients with integrative and personalized preoperative care. We understand that the period leading up to a cardiac surgery or procedure is crucial.

Our team ensures that you receive the necessary medical advice, emotional support, and individualized care plan you need to prepare for your operation.

What is Preoperative Care?

Preoperative care is the care and preparation given in the period leading up to surgery. This includes medical evaluations, diagnostic tests, and lifestyle modifications to ensure you are in the best possible condition for your procedure. 

The Importance of Preoperative Care

Preoperative care is an essential aspect of the surgical process as it helps to:

  • Reduces risk of postoperative complications
  • Improves surgical outcomes
  • Enhances recovery from surgery

Our Preoperative Care Approach

Our preoperative care approach involves multiple steps to ensure you have all the support you need. 

Comprehensive Medical Evaluation

Every patient's journey begins with a comprehensive medical evaluation. This involves a detailed review of your medical history, current health status, and any potential risk factors. 

Personalized Care Plan

Based on the medical evaluation, we devise a personalized preoperative plan tailored to your needs. This could include dietary advice, exercise regimen, medication adjustments, etc.

Patient Education

We believe that patient education is key to successful surgical outcomes. Our team takes the time to explain the procedure, its risks and benefits, and what to expect during the recovery process.

Emotional Support and Counseling

We understand that undergoing surgery can be stressful. Our team offers emotional support and referrals to counseling to help you manage any anxiety or fear you may have.

Preoperative Care Services

Our preoperative care services involve multiple steps to ensure that you are fully prepared and as healthy as possible for the procedure you must undergo. 

  1. Medical Consultations: The clinic provides comprehensive medical consultations led by Dr. Sanul Corrielus, a board-certified non-invasive cardiologist. The aim is to understand your current health status and plan the best course for your upcoming cardiac procedures.
  2. Cardiac Screening Tests: Corrielus Cardiology offers a range of cardiac screening tests, including EKG and cardiovascular diagnostic studies. These tests are crucial in determining your heart health and the necessity and type of surgical intervention needed.
  3. Nutritional Counseling: We have registered dietitians who can provide you with nutritional counseling. They create personalized diet plans, emphasizing heart-healthy foods to optimize your health before and after surgery.
  4. Exercise Prescriptions: Our rehab therapists prescribe suitable exercises as part of the preoperative care program. The exercise regimen aims to strengthen your cardiovascular system and promote quick recovery post-surgery.
  5. Stress Management Counseling: Understanding that cardiac procedures can cause anxiety, Corrielus Cardiology offers stress management counseling. This counseling helps you manage your stress levels, thereby contributing to better overall health and recovery.
  6. Medication Adjustments: Prior to surgery, the care team might need to adjust your current medications. The clinic offers complex anticoagulation management, ensuring safe and effective medication regimens in the lead-up to cardiac procedures. 

Corrielus Cardiology's preoperative care services aim to ensure you are in the best possible health before undergoing cardiac procedures, reducing risks and promoting faster recovery.

Preoperative Care in Philadelphia

Corrielus Cardiology is committed to making your surgical journey as smooth and stress-free as possible. Our preoperative care aims to prepare you physically, emotionally, and mentally for your upcoming procedure. 

We offer state-of-the-art care with a compassionate touch, ensuring you feel comfortable, confident, and cared for at every step of your journey. 

Access Our Preoperative Care

Corrielus Cardiology offers comprehensive preoperative care as part of our wide range of cardiology services in Philadelphia. We take your heart health seriously, and we are equipped to support you through every stage of your surgical journey.

Remember, your heart health is a priority, and we are here to support you every beat of the way. If you or a loved one is scheduled for a cardiac procedure and you need help preparing, don't hesitate to contact us at 215-383-5900 or book an appointment online.

We're ready to provide the preoperative care you need to confidently approach your procedure and recovery.

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