Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Preoperative.
  • noun A preoperative patient.
  • noun A section of a hospital providing preoperative treatment.

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  • adjective preoperative
  • noun medicine A preoperative patient or procedure.
  • noun LGBT A preoperative transman or transwoman

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Examples

  • *Commerically available specialized supplement programs exist that combine all these building block ingredients into one formulation for ease of use, provide specific amounts of each appropriate supplement to support healing and delineate which vitamins should be taken pre-op and post-op.

    Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.: What Vitamins Should You Take Before Surgery?

  • When you think about terms such as ‘tranny’, or ‘pre-op’, think about the ‘n-word’.

    An open letter, or ‘how I learned not to use the N word’ « I'm Not Broken

  • Our Surgery Guide will help you and your family prepare for your child's upcoming surgery, outlining what to expect from the first pre-op visit all the way through to her discharge.

    After Your Patient's Surgery

  • Our Surgery Guide will help you and your family prepare for your child's upcoming surgery, outlining what to expect from the first pre-op visit all the way through to her discharge.

    Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Our Surgery Guide will help you and your family prepare for your child's upcoming surgery, outlining what to expect from the first pre-op visit all the way through to her discharge.

    Before your patient's surgery

  • Our Surgery Guide will help you and your family prepare for your child's upcoming surgery, outlining what to expect from the first pre-op visit all the way through to her discharge.

    History of the Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery

  • Our Surgery Guide will help you and your family prepare for your child's upcoming surgery, outlining what to expect from the first pre-op visit all the way through to her discharge.

    conditions we treat

  • OK, I'm up WAY too early, and about to head out the door to my pre-op appointment.

    Countdown

  • Our Surgery Guide will help you and your family prepare for your child's upcoming surgery, outlining what to expect from the first pre-op visit all the way through to her discharge.

    Pediatric surgery services: ECMO, transplant

  • Our Surgery Guide will help you and your family prepare for your child's upcoming surgery, outlining what to expect from the first pre-op visit all the way through to her discharge.

    Institutional and Departmental Facilities

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