HYDROCELECTOMY

PREPARING FOR A HYDROCELECTOMY

Hydrocelectomy is a surgical procedure to repair a hydrocele which is a build-up fluid around the testicles. An incision is made over the testicle area allowing the surgeon to repair or remove hydrocele.

STEPS TO BOOKING:

  1. Obtain a referral form from your physician

  2. Book an appointment with our office

  3. If you are using insurance (Present insurance Card)

MEET THE ANESTHESIOLOGIST

  • Consultation booking

  • Laboratory and Imaging test completed

  • Preoperative questionnaire

   

THE DAY BEFORE YOUR PROCEDURE:

  • Fast 12 hours prior to surgery

  • Remember to leave all valuables at home (jewelry, money etc.)

  • Refrain from smoking and use of alcoholic beverages

  • Shower the morning of the procedure 

SURGERY TIMELINE:

  • Patient assessment about 45 minutes after check in

  • Anesthesia takes about 15 minutes. 

  • Surgery takes about 15-30 minutes 

  • Recovery requires 45 minutes

  • Upon clearance by the doctor the patient is released.

RESULTS TIMELINE:

  • Specimen taken to the laboratory by the patient (If necessary)

  • Post operative guidelines given

  • Follow-up care

 

I'm ready to begin...

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

BENEFITS: 

  • Relieves pain, swelling, and discomfort and social embarrassment 

POTENTIAL COMPLICATIONS & RISK:

  • Bleeding

  • infection 

  • Swelling 

  • recurrence 

  • Injury to testis, epididymis or blood vessels with potential fertility problems 

  • Although the risks and complications may occur only very rarely they do sometimes occur and cannot be predicted or prevented by the physician

     

        

                    

     

          

 

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