Obstetric and gynecology surgery relates to care of pregnant women, and female reproductive health. Common procedures include Caesarean section, hysterectomy , Laparoscopic Surgery for Endometriosis ovarian cysts , pelvic organ prolapse repair, bladder & rectal, and colonoscopy and gynecology surgery relates to care of pregnant women, and female reproductive health. topics/stc123731 Please note that not all Interior Health hospitals are equipped to provide all levels of obstetrical surgical care; discuss with your physician for more information. For more information refer prenatal services. Learn more about surgery in Interior Health.

Resources

Surgical Checklist

Surgical Checklist

What to expect during Caesarean Section

What to expect during Caesarean Section

Enhanced Recovery After Gynecology Surgery (ERAS)

Enhanced Recovery After Gynecology Surgery (ERAS)

ERAS- Gynecology Discharge Information

ERAS- Gynecology Discharge Information

Endometrial Ablation

Endometrial Ablation

Colposcopy Patient Instructions

Colposcopy Patient Instructions

BC Cancer Cervix Screening

BC Cancer Cervix Screening

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there pre-service instructions for the patient

Yes. You will be contacted by a pre-surgical nurse and an anesthesiologist prior to your surgery date.

Is a referral required?

Yes. Referral by physician or emergency department physician.

Is there a cost?

For residents of BC most procedures are covered under the Medical Services Plan (MSP). There may be additional charges for medical services in some cases.

Do I need a ride home?

Yes. You are considered legally impaired for 24 hours and can not operate a vehicle.

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