Patients play an important part in making sure surgery is successfulPosted: Updated:
In addition to meeting everybody who will be involved in your surgery, you'll want to make sure you have a very specific conversation with the anesthesiologist, especially if you have had issues in the past. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
"The patient has an active role," Dr. Julia Nimlos with Banner Health said. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
"You should have a good relationship with every physician and member of your care team," Nimlos said.
In the days leading up to your procedure, Nimlos suggests cutting out any greasy or heavy foods and upping your exercise. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)