As our patient you will receive the best of care. You can freely select an independent examining doctor from a network of 2'000 doctors.
Our partners are all highly qualified specialists offering you the highest level of care.
The anaesthetist's nurse will meet you in the operation ward to supervise your heart and blood pressure check-up. She will also be taking care of you, along with the anaesthetist throughout the surgery.
Should you not require a full anaesthetic you will be supplied with earphones to hear music throughout the surgery. Alternatively if you wish so you can watch the surgery on screen.
Following a full or a spinal anaesthesia you will first be taken to the intensive care unit to be observed. Your condition will be monitored around the clock by specially trained personnel and state of the art technical equipment. For the first 24 hours following an operation the anaesthetist is responsible for you, and he and your doctor will decide when you should be moved to your room. Your doctor will inform you as soon as possible about the outcome of the surgery.
Your closest relatives can call the intensive care unit any time in order to check on your condition.
Blood transfusions cannot always be avoided during a surgery. In order to reduce the use blood from a stranger to a minimum you have the possibility to donate your own blood in the weeks prior to the surgery. Should you wish to do this, please discuss it with your doctor. He will determine whether this is a possibility for you and will make the necessary arrangements. For any further questions please contact our day clinic (T +41 62 836 70 02).
Hirslanden Klinik Aarau
T +41 62 836 70 00
F +41 62 836 70 01