Before coming to Greece

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  • Visit your home doctor for a general check-up and discuss the proposed operation including deep vein thrombosis risks. Hematocrit levels,  bleeding satus (PT, PTT, INR) and blood pressure should be checked, plus an ECG  with Cardiology report.  A list of present medication and any allergies has to be obtained. Sufficient medication for the entire stay in Greece should be brought.
  • Weight loss is recommended if present mass is more than 10% above normal for age and height.
  • Stop hormone replacement therapy and oral contraceptives at least 1 month before and after surgery.
  • Reduce or stop smoking at least 1 month before and after surgery.
  • Take neither aspirin or aspirin-containing medication nor any patent or homeopathic remedies/supplementals drugs for two weeks prior to surgery.
  • If possible, wear T.E.D. anti-embolism stockings on the flight. All patients should drink plenty of water and avoid alcohol and sleeping tablets. Leg exercises and walking should be done during the flight.
  • We strongly recommend having full comprehensive travel insurance and somebody to accompany you in this travel.
  • Patients should arrive in Greece at least 1 day before the proposed operation, to give time for initial consultation and assessment.


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Opsis Clinical

  • Heraklion

    • 48 Anogion str, 71304, Therissos, Heraklion Greece
    • Telephone: +30-2810252452
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    • 1 Marathonos str, 10435, Athens
    • Telephone: +30-2810252452
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