Pre Operative Evaluation

Most patients will need:

  • History and physical exam
  • Dietary evaluation and counseling
  • Labs (blood work)
    including: blood counts & electrolytes, coagulation factors, liver & thyroid tests, vitamin & mineral levels, Helicobacter assay, and urine tests
  • Pulmonary function testing (PFTs)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endoscopy (EGD)
  • Chest X-ray

Some patients will need (if applicable):

  • Abdominal Ultrasound
  • Sleep study, CPAP titration

DVT assessment

  • Medical
  • Cardiology
  • Pulmonary
  • Endocrinology
  • Hematology
  • Psychiatry/Psychology
**The Obesity Surgery Center will help to set you up with the above when your surgery is approved.**
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