PreOp Minor Surgery

Oncology Specialists of Texa

PREOP Appointment for Minor Surgery


Please complete preoperative testing and undergo anesthesia evaluation of hospital one week prior to your surgery. You are responsible for making this appointment. 

Hospital Preadmission Testing Date/Time: 

Lab work, EKG, and chest Xray may be performed at this visit. Please bring a list of all current medications to this appointment

Preadmission Testing: P.A.T. Date/Time P.A.T.

Please discontinue the following medications 7 days prior to surgery:

  • Aspirin, Motrin/Ibuprofen/Advil, Naproxen, Aleve, Anaprox, Meloxicam
  • Plavix
  • Coumadin/Warfarin
  •  Other blood thinners (ie. Xarelto, Eliquis)
  • Multivitamin, Vitamin C, E, Fish oil or Turmeric

Failure to discontinue these medications may result in cancellation of your surgery. 

PREOP Instructions for Minor Surgery

The day before surgery: 

Diet: No restrictions for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Nothing to eat or drink after midnight

Items to purchase prior to surgery: 

For constipation prevention 

Colace/ Docusate

MiraLAX Magnesium (with physician approval) 

Probiotics For gas pain relief 

Gas-X / Simethicone 


7350 St. Lukes Way, St. 350 The Woodlands, TX 77384