More surgical procedures are utilizing minimally invasive technology, which reduces the size of the incision and results in less pain and scarring, faster recovery, and reduced incidence of post-surgical complication. Many of these surgeries are completed on a same-day basis so patients can return home less than 24 hours after surgery.
What is Surgical Day Stay?
Surgical Day Stay is an outpatient service for surgical patients undergoing same-day surgery and returning home in less than 24 hours. A variety of cases fit into this category, including general surgical procedures, as well as specialty cases including: orthopedic, spine, neurology, plastic surgery, ear/nose/throat, obstetrics/gynecology, thoracic, vascular, ophthalmology, urology, and more. Patients can receive a variety of anesthesia: local, epidural, spinal, monitored anesthesia, conscious sedation, and general anesthesia.
Common procedures in Surgical Day Stay include, but are not limited to: