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Robert R Artwohl, MD, PC  •  3300 Providence Drive, Suite 309  •  Anchorage AK  99508  •  Phone:  907-222-6240  •  Fax:  907-222-6870

ENDOVENOUS ABLATION PRE-OPERATIVE INSTRUCTIONS

Please follow instructions to ensure a safe and uneventful procedure.

  • Make sure all prescriptions for your procedure are filled prior to surgery. (E.g. Valium, Compression stockings)

  • If you are having the procedure under Valium (diazepam) sedation:

    • do not consume alcohol 24 hours before or after your surgery.

    • bring the Valium with you, do not take it at home.

    • make arrangements to have someone drive you home after your surgery.

  • Any medication taken on a regular basis should be taken as directed unless otherwise specified by Dr. Artwohl. You do not need to stop Aspirin, Plavix, Coumadin or other blood thinners.

  • On the morning of your procedure please shower with an antibacterial soap (liquid Dial, etc.).

  • You may eat a light breakfast the morning of your procedure. No coffee.

  • Wear loose, comfortable clothing.

  • You may wear your contact lenses the day of the procedure.

  • Bring your compression stockings with you.

  • You may bring an iPod or other MP3 device if you want to listen to your own music during the procedure.

  • If you develop a cold or any other illness prior to surgery, notify us immediately.

THANK YOU FOR ENTRUSTING US WITH YOUR VEIN CARE.

Alaska Vein Clinic • 3300 Providence Drive, Suite 309 • Anchorage, AK 99508

Phone: 907-222-6249 • Fax: 907: 907-222-6870

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