The day of your surgery

This section explains what you can expect after surgery:

  • Before you arrive at the hospital
  • What to expect when you arrive at the hospital
  • What you need to know about anesthesia
  • How to manage your pain after surgery
  • What to expect after surgery
  • When you leave the hospital
  • Preventing complications (problems)
  • Planning for leaving the hospital
  • Hysterectomy: Same day discharge
  • Hysterectomy surgery (care map)

Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Preparing for Your Hysterectomy, gyn-ah-95582
Reviewed By: Allina Health Patient Education experts
First Published: 04/25/2013
Last Reviewed: 11/30/2015