• Do not eat or drink anything after midnight, the night before your procedure
  • Take medications as instructed with a small sip of water the morning of the procedure
  • Take a bath or shower before you come for the procedure. Do not apply any lotion, creams, deodorants or perfumes after the shower
  • On the day of your procedure, please report to the hospital main lobby reception desk and ask for directions to the Patient Access Center
  • Please bring your insurance card(s), photo ID or drivers license and an overnight bag
  • Plan to be discharged the morning after your procedure. You must have someone drive you home


Reference : Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/007370.htm