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Savannah, GA 31419
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Post-Op Information

Recovery time is different for each patient and each operation. The usual stay in the hospital after heart surgery ranges from 3 to 5 days. You will usually see your surgeon for follow-up in the office. 2 to 3 weeks after discharge. Although there are important weight lifting restictions in the post-operative period, staying active and mobile is key to a better recovery.

During this time, keep in touch with your doctor and follow his or her instructions. The following post-op instructions are provided for your review:

Post-Op Information

Recovery time is different for each patient and each operation. The usual stay in the hospital after heart surgery ranges from 3 to 5 days. You will usually see your surgeon for follow-up in the office. 2 to 3 weeks after discharge. Although there are important weight lifting restictions in the post-operative period, staying active and mobile is key to a better recovery.

During this time, keep in touch with your doctor and follow his or her instructions. The following post-op instructions are provided for your review: