Adventures in Cholecystectomy Land – Part 1

Probably more than you wanted to know, but ... I promised myself I would blog about this, and so I am: I went to the hospital on Friday for my pre-admission session, in preparation for gallbladder surgery – by an actual robot! – next Friday. Before surgery, they want to make sure you’re up to it, so they do blood tests, EKG, etc. I aced the tests. One of the nurses even told me she really liked having people like me, because so many of her patients were, you know, smokers and such, and … [Read more...]